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About Credly

Achievements. Verified and Shared.

Examples of Digital Badges Issued via CredlyCredly empowers the recognition of lifelong achievement by offering the leading platforms for verifying, sharing and managing digital badges and credentials.

Thousands of organizations, including the New York City Department of Education, Adobe, SUNY, University of Central Florida, Dallas Museum of Art, MoMA, EDUCAUSE, Instructure, Training Magazine, Yale University, Harvard, the YMCA of Greater New York, Smithsonian, and NMC, use Credly to make achievements visible.

Giving and Earning Credit Where Credit Is Due

Credly extends credit-earning and issuing out of its traditional realms into any setting where skills, knowledge, or contributions can and should be certified.

  • Earners: As a credit earner you curate, manage, and showcase all of the credit you receive. Invite people to your Credly profile to see your growing set of credentials, or share your achievements in places it matters most to you, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or your own blog, portfolio or website.
  • Issuers: As a credit issuer you will distribute official digital credentials to verify skills, competencies, professional certifications, licenses, course completions, involvement in events, programs and activities, and much more. Add testimonials and evidence to emphasize the meaning behind your digital badges. And get valuable data and insights about where and how your credentials are being used and seen.

  • Pro Issuer Plans

    Pro Issuer PlansWhether you are you looking to step up and add powerful features to your free Credly account at the Pro level, bring more colleagues and partners into your efforts with Premier, or issue digital credentials at scale and completely under your own banner with Enterprise, there's a package for you.

    • Pro: Scale up your issuing and put your brand out in front
    • Premier: More data and wider issuing authority for your
      organization and partners
    • Enterprise Edition: Completely brand and customize the Credly platform for both internal and worldwide credential recipients


    Open Credit

    The Credly system is built from the ground up around Open Credit, the universal framework for issuing, earning, displaying and rewarding achievement in the form of digital credentials and badges. Open Credit brings every aspect of digital badge and credential management into the sites, applications and platforms you use every day.

    • Examples of Credly AppsFeatured Apps: Check out seamless integrations with your favorite apps, platforms and tools and distribute and display badges and credentials in exactly the right context and at exactly the right time.
    • “Open Credit” API: Integrate the world's most comprehensive tools for distributing and managing digital badges and credentials into your own platform or site. Open Credit is highly modular and built with an emphasis on performance, scalability and security. Check out developer resources and interactive API documentation and start creating and sharing your own apps with a worldwide audience.