I have found the HTML to show the flair, and I was wondering if it was possible to place this in a LinkedIn profile.

Where would be the best place to put it?

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    Asking for the best place to put it is a Linkedin question, not an SO one. Commented Sep 19, 2009 at 14:46
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    (I'll put my answer in a comment instead as this was closed before I could post it.) Interesting idea. As far as I can tell it's not possible though, as you can't include any arbitrary HTML in a LinkedIn profile. So the closest would probably be to simply include a link to your SO profile.
    – Jonik
    Commented Sep 19, 2009 at 14:52
  • I am having similar question which is closed due to this question. How can I show my flair on Facebook, or Google+ Commented Mar 10, 2012 at 8:47
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    Posted on 2012-09-04 on Web Applications: webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/30699/… Commented Sep 5, 2012 at 2:28
  • @ShirazBhaiji I did it by adding SO as a Certification with a website link to my profile. But, there is no SO image/icon and it doesn't really stand out.
    – L_7337
    Commented Apr 4, 2014 at 14:37

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It seems like it wouldn't be too hard to write a LinkedIn application for this.


You could place your flair within a Google Presentation embedded in your LinkedIn profile. Check my profile:


Here's a blog post I wrote about it:


[ Update ]

LinkedIn has revamped their profile editing features and now it's possible to add a link that points directly to your StackOverflow flair. Just click the "Add a link to a video, image, document, presentation." Then enter your flair URL. Mine is this one (replace the last part with your StackOverflow user id):


The good part is that the flair image reflects your current rep (is updatable) and so is a great win over the older Google Presentation method where the image wouldn't be updated.

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    I don't have an "add media" option. It looks like it might still be under limited release: help.linkedin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34324
    – JSuar
    Commented Mar 19, 2013 at 3:30
  • Is it possible to make this a hyperlink to our page on StackOverflow, Server Fault or Stack Exchange? I cannot find a way to make it work. Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 19:38
  • @StefanLasiewski: Yes, it's possible. My LinkedIn profile has a flair that points directly to my StackOverflow profile. Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 19:57
  • Thanks @LenielMacaferi . Your article refers to the Google Presentation method, and I wasn't sure if that was still relevant. Does the image update dynamically when our reputation increases? Unfortunately I cannot see your LinkedIn profile as it is not public. Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 21:54
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    @StefanLasiewski In fact, the StackOverflow badge is only visible to your connections. linkedin.com/in/leniel is only visible to people outside of LinkedIn and so it won't show the StackOverflow badge. Just sent you an invitation to connect on LinkedIn so that you can see the StackOverflow badge on my profile there. Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 22:01
  • Thanks for the help. I included the image in my profile as well, and I'm trying a couple different formats. The Google Presentation method didn't work for me (Couldn't get it to work using Google Docs either), but I'll try a few tweaks. Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 22:05
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    @StefanLasiewski: the image updates but it may take sometime (days)... I confirm that I can see your flairs on your LinkedIn profile. Really nice. Congrats! :) Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 22:08
  • To display your flare on a specific site, just add the URL of that site. For example, my drupal.stackexchange.com flare is drupal.stackexchange.com/users/flair/7100.png
    – Druvision
    Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 6:42
  • Thing is, if I'm just going to add a link, why not link directly to my profile on SO or another SE site?
    – Jonik
    Commented Oct 19, 2013 at 3:02
  • this works, but looks wired pic for specific exchange site , if you use flair of multiple Stack Exchange site, it looks fine over linkden, Dont know now if stack specific site flair needs to improve or linkdin Commented Apr 11, 2019 at 8:08

In new LinkedIn profile layout you can add "media" to each block. I've added url to my flair in my summary block and account url to it's description. Here You can see how it looks like:


  • minus: it's visible only on your "non-public" profile
  • plus: it's using an actual flair url, so it's dynamically changing with your rep.


Turns out that miniature created by SO isn't refreshed. So to see Your actual score You have to click on the content and view it as a "popup window". I would be happy with some better way to do this.

Edit 2:

It is refreshed, but only periodically.

Edit 3:


SO badge on LinkedIn

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    I would like to see, but it is just as you said. I can't view your profile at all, because we know no one in common. It doesn't even show me a "public" profile. I will try that on my profile on LinkedIn, as your answer seems like the best idea so far! Commented Dec 28, 2012 at 5:23
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    It would be more convincing if you can post a screenshot to let others see what it looks like.
    – yorkw
    Commented Jan 15, 2013 at 2:15
  • I found this solution worked well. However, LinkedIn seems to only allow media in certain sections, none of which perfectly apply to SO. Commented Jul 30, 2013 at 16:31
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    How often does it get refreshed? Commented Jan 22, 2014 at 17:07
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    @FranckDernoncourt I honestly don't know. I have last rep change from 7 days ago and it's updated on linkedin.
    – Grzegorz W
    Commented Jan 22, 2014 at 22:00
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    @GrzegorzW Thanks, same here, it took between 7 and 10 days for me. Cool trick! Commented Feb 1, 2014 at 16:26
  • @SouthShoreAK: what's wrong with the Summary section as in Grzegorz's screenshot?
    – Jonik
    Commented Nov 18, 2014 at 20:33
  • I've been using this for a while and I think it's a decent way of making your Stack Exchange presence stand out! I also see a refresh inteval of about 7 days in the reputation figure; good enough. Also, if user opens the media block by clicking, up-to-date rep is shown.
    – Jonik
    Commented Nov 18, 2014 at 20:41

Linkedin has a Websites section on your profile. You can add up to 3 websites so this can be one of them if you find it valuable enough.


Are you able to hotlink to an image on a LinkedIn profile? If so, this might be kind of a duplicate of "Can we get flair as an image?"

The first answer there includes one user's implementation of image-based flair, since there is no official solution. But if you're unable to hotlink to an image, then this wouldn't help.

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    As far as I could figure out, you cannot do that on LinkedIn.
    – Jonik
    Commented Sep 26, 2009 at 10:59

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