Trust Levels: What are they and how do they work


#1

Hey everyone!

This is a primer on the Trust Levels in these forums. We have four trust levels that range from 0 - 3. We have some latitude in what we require for the different trust levels and they may be changed as we get used to these new forums.

When you join these forums for the first time, you are at trust level 0. That means you won’t be able to post links and images, flag posts or create topics. This is to keep spam bots from being able to attack our forum.

Trust Level 1 is called ‘Basic’. To reach trust level 1, which will allow you to post links and images, flag posts, and create topics, you have to

  • enter two topics
  • read 30 posts
  • spend 20 minutes reading posts

Trust level 2 is called ‘Member’. To reach trust level 2, which will allow you to edit wiki posts to add information (a cool feature) you have to

  • enter 20 topics
  • read 100 posts
  • read posts for 120 minutes
  • visit the site for 15 days
  • get 20 likes on your posts
  • give 20 likes to others
  • reply to 20 posts

Trust level 3 is called ‘Regular’. To reach trust level 3, which will allow you to create your own wiki posts, you have to

  • visit the site 50 times in the past 100 days
  • reply to 10 topics
  • view 20 topics
  • read 500 posts
  • not have more than 5 posts flagged
  • give 30 likes
  • receive 20 likes
  • visit 25 percent of all the threads that have been created in the last 100 days

I hope this helps. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to ask. :katherinearlene:


RantPad
Please Only Advertise Your Story Once Per SYS Thread Per Week
Tutorial for Trust Levels
How to create tags?
A guide to the new threads
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
What we do and don't like...
MATURE ROMANCE
Share your Random story here - Refreshes 16 December
LITERARY FICTION- 16/12/2018
URBAN FICTION - 16/12/2018
ADULT/ NEW ADULT FICTION
YOUNG ADULT- 16/12/2018
SUPERNATURAL THRILLER- 16/12/2018
SCI-FI - Refresh on 16th of December
MURDER MYSTERY - Refresh on 16th of December
Share Your Thriller story Here! Refresh will be on 16th of December
PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER - Refresh on 16th of December
Share Your Mystery Story Here! Refresh will be on 16th of December
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Urban Fantasy :city_sunrise:
Epic Fantasy :european_castle: :dragon:
YA Fantasy :sparkles:
Dark Fantasy :Skull_and_crossbones:
General Fantasy :emmab:
Pillow Fort Party
Conversation time?
Anyone over 35 there? Third edition
About the Writing Groups category
The Hideaway Part 2
We Need More Friends 13.0
☠️Hell's Critiques (Always Open 50% & hell 50% friendship)
Anyone over 35 there? Third edition
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Urban Fantasy :city_sunrise:
General Fantasy :emmab:
YA Fantasy :sparkles:
Epic/ High Fantasy :european_castle: :dragon:
Dark Fantasy :skull_and_crossbones:
Wattpad has changed... A LOT
A guide to the new threads
Art!!!
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
I'm concerned for my mental well-being
¿Dónde están los escritores de habla hispana? (Searching for Spanish-speaking writers)
We Need More Friends 10.0
About the Community Forums feedback category
Posted two stories, I have a total of 30 reads
We Need More Friends 10.0
A guide to the new threads
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Incoming Changes to Featuring
hhhhhhh
THE FOOD COURT 7
We Need More Friends 8.0
Wattpad Next with Nick from Wattpad
Share Your Real Person! (Celebrity, YouTuber, Band, etc.) FanFiction here
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
The Glacier
Wattpad Next with Nick from Wattpad
Filipino! Nasaan Na Kau? Di ko mahanap ang mga thread natin. Filipino Out There, Enter Here LOL
Longs vs Shorts | Thread 2
RIP Clubs
LOOKING FOR REALITY-BASED FICTION — CONTEMPORARY OR HISTORICAL
Welcome to the Mystery/Thriller SYS Threads!
Welcome to the ChickLit SYS Threads!
Welcome to the General Fiction SYS Threads!
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Share Your TV Series, Movie, Book, Game or Anime FanFiction here
Share Your Real Person! (Celebrity, YouTuber, Band, etc.) FanFiction here
"Leader" Badge
We need more friends 5.0
We need more friends 5.0
Future of wattpad?
General Fantasy :emmab:
About the Share Your Story category
We need more friends 4.0
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
A guide to the new threads
Looking for new peeps :)
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Wattpad Next beta - Writers, share your questions and feedback
Block Lounge
talk to me.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Word Game || Part XI
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Wattpad Next beta - Writers, share your questions and feedback
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
HELLO MY SUBJECTS
Penguin Party
Fantasy SYS Club Sub-Genres
We need more friends 3.0
Ask the :robot: Anything.
Can someone please explain how to use this new community place?
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Hi... new here.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
The Lad and Lass Thread (proudly destroying the word "Dude")
Short Story - General
About the Wattpad Feedback and News category
Interesting.
Sprem Fam! 🐰🐻🍉🐼🍿🍪💎🍞👑
About the Wattpad Feedback and News category
Old Clubs Gone This Wednesday (Sept 26)
Old Clubs Gone This Wednesday (Sept 26)
Please Only Advertise Your Story Once Per SYS Thread Per Week
Share Your TV Series, Movie, Book, Game or Anime FanFiction here
Images and links don't work and I don't know how to make them work, please help
Looking for new peeps :)
No update for fantasy promotion thread
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask Makayla :makaylasophia: anything!
Please Only Advertise Your Story Once Per SYS Thread Per Week
About the Wattpad Feedback and News category
Single Sign-on
What we do and don't like...
Writers' Portal
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Hi... new here.
About the Wattpad Feedback and News category
Making Trailers! (OPEN)
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
So... I've been gone awhile...
About the Wattpad Feedback and News category
ACCOMPLISHMENTS 3
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Share Your TV Series, Movie, Book, Game or Anime FanFiction here
You can't put images in a post
CHICKLIT- 16/12/2018
PARANORMAL MYSTERY- 16/12/2018
ACTION THRILLER- 16/12/2018
Merry Christmas by the Sprem Fam
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
Ask the Ambassadors Anything.
#2

Will this be pinned? Maybe it’ll be better so not to get overwhelmed by other threads :sweat_smile:

Edit: forget my comment if it’s wrong :see_no_evil:


Let's Support Each Other
Short Story - General
#3

I won’t pin it. There’s not so many topics in that particular club. :katherinearlene:


#4

Perfect. So now theres something official we can point to when people worry they’re doing something wrong with links. Thank you, Katherine!


#5

I have no idea if I’ve missed something but… What is a wiki post? Is there a Wattpad version of WIkipedia? ^^"

(Also, how can I see my trust level?)


#6

You should be able to see it on your profile. On here, you can create a wiki post, which will allow people to edit it and keep it updated.


#7

I’ve checked and I can’t find it, but maybe it’ll pop out to me one day XD And are wiki posts special kinds of posts then or something?


#8

You’re currently at trust level 2 which is what the 'member means. I’ll have to add that to my post above.

The wikis on here operate similarly to a wiki page, but they’re in the form of a post on a thread. :katherinearlene:

Edit: They have to be the first post of a thread.


#9

Ohhh I thought Member was rank 1 XD That makes more sense then. Thank you!

So if I understand correctly, you create a topic and then have to also have to have the top post spot to have a wiki page post…?


#10

I’ll post one and you can see how it works.


#11

That would be great! Thank you. (And sorry for not at all understanding and creating extra work for you ^^" )


#12

I’m totally down for answering questions. :katherinearlene:

Here’s the Wiki post I made Best advice for new Wattpadders: Add to this Wiki Post!


#13

How can you enter trust Level 1 if you can’t post topics in Level 0?


#14

20 minutes reading posts? Seriously?

I’m done with this site.


#15

You don’t create them, you visit them.


#16

Trust Level 1 is called ‘Basic’. To reach trust level 1 , which will allow you to post links and images, flag posts, and create topics, you have to

  • enter two topics
  • read 30 posts
  • spend 20 minutes reading posts

#17

Good bye. :katherinearlene:


#18

That really helps!! Thank you so much :smiley: I get it now


#19

You’re already at 16 minutes of read time so you’re almost there. The rules are to stop the spam bots. Legit users will easily meet the requirements for level 1, spam bots wont because they’re just bots.


#20

Still, I’m trying to get things done really. I just wanted blurb help but I have to read 30 posts and spend 20 minutes on here to do anything. I could’ve done that later when I spend hours scrolling through threads but if I start. I won’t stop. I find it kinda stupid.