BestEverAlbums uses a points system to determine the functionality that is available to each member. The more points you get, the higher your level will be, and the more features you will be able to use. (It's also possible to become a 'Premium Member' and bypass most of this).
The following table shows a comparison of the different levels on BestEverAlbums, and the functionality available to each:
Member points can be gained in all sorts of ways: by assigning ratings, leaving comments, participating on the forums, moderating data, and creating charts:
|Each on-topic forum post:||2pts|
|Each chart entry (in 'public' charts):||2pts|
|Each mod update:||1pt|
You can find a detailed breakdown of the points total for each member on the user stats page.
(N.B. The above table is subject to change as and when new features are added to the site. The above table does not provide an exhaustive list of features on the site. Only level-dependant features are listed.)