Status is our way of rewarding users who dedicate their time, commitment and knowledge to contribute to our community.

A meeting point, where digital design professionals from across the globe find inspiration, impart knowledge and experience, connect, and share constructive, respectful critiques. Always questioning, always evolving.

How do you get Status?

All registered users start off with 0 points. By completing your profile, you will gain enough points to start voting. Users who participate by voting, commenting, making submissions, etc. can gain up to 35 Status Points per day. By building up Status Points you can gain access to privileges on Awwwards.

Status Points

There are many ways you can build up status points, here is a breakdown of how you can earn points by getting involved each day.

  • 01
    POINTS
    Daily activity
  • 05
    POINTS
    Voting on a nominee
  • 05
    POINTS
    Commenting
  • 05
    POINTS
    Submitting a site to Awwwards
  • 30
    POINTS
    Completing profile
  • 100
    POINTS
    If your collection has 100 or more followers
  • 100
    POINTS
    Voting/commenting maliciously
  • IP
    BAN
    Spammer

Privileges

To reward you for your time and involvement, the more you interact, the more privileges you will gain, find out more about the privileges each type of user can enjoy.

  • TRIBE
    USER

    Basic user whose participation and contribution of knowledge helps to improve the Awwwards community.

    • Their votes count towards the “Merit for Commendable Sites” certificate (but not towards SOTD or HM).
    • Profile not present in the Directory.
  • CHIEF
    USER

    Talented users who through hard work and commitment have won 1 SOTD, 3 HMs or gained 5000 points.

    • Their votes count towards SOTD & HM.
    • Profile included in the Directory.
  • PRO
    USER

    A group of internationally recognised agencies and designers, who have invested in Awwwards and registered with a Professional Plan.

    • Their votes count towards SOTD & HM.
    • Profile highlighted in the Directory search results.
  • JURY
    USER

    A group of experts selected annually by the Awwwards team, whose involvement and expertise is fundamental for Awwwards to function.

    • Their vote determines the final score of SOTD, SOTM, HM & SOTY.
    • Every year the top 5 users are invited to join the following year’s Jury.