In order for this badge to work, the host of your room must allow guest accounts or dummy accounts to register, and the room must be world readable (chat history visible to anyone).
The following steps will show you how to setup the badge URL using the Element Matrix client.
- Select the desired room inside the Element client
- Click on the room settings button (gear icon) located near the top right of the client
- Scroll to the very bottom of the settings page and look under the
- You should see one or more
room addresses (or aliases), which can be easily identified with their starting hash (
#) character (ex:
- If there is no address for this room, add one under
Local addresses for this room
- Remove the starting hash character (
- The final badge URL should look something like this
Some Matrix homeservers don't hold a server name matching where they live (e.g. if the homeserver
example.comthat created the room alias
If that is the case of the homeserver that created the room alias used for generating the badge, you will need to add the server's FQDN (fully qualified domain name) as a query parameter.
The final badge URL should then look something like this
One of: flat (default), flat-square, plastic, for-the-badge, social
One of the named logos (bitcoin, dependabot, gitlab, npm, paypal, serverfault, stackexchange, superuser, telegram, travis) or simple-icons. All simple-icons are referenced using icon slugs. You can click the icon title on simple-icons to copy the slug or they can be found in the slugs.md file in the simple-icons repository. Further info.
The color of the logo (hex, rgb, rgba, hsl, hsla and css named colors supported). Supported for named logos and Shields logos but not for custom logos. For multicolor Shields logos, the corresponding named logo will be used and colored.
Override the default left-hand-side text (URL-Encoding needed for spaces or special characters!)
Background color of the left part (hex, rgb, rgba, hsl, hsla and css named colors supported).
Background color of the right part (hex, rgb, rgba, hsl, hsla and css named colors supported).
HTTP cache lifetime (rules are applied to infer a default value on a per-badge basis, any values specified below the default will be ignored).
Specify what clicking on the left/right of a badge should do. Note that this only works when integrating your badge in an