Your profile page

Your profile on Medium consists of information publicly linked to your account.

Viewing and editing your profile


Desktop iOS Android

View your profile page


Click on your avatar in the top-right corner of the page and click Profile.

Edit profile


On your profile page, click Edit to edit your profile name, bio, and avatar picture.

Your profile


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Your profile includes:

  • Profile name
  • Short bio
  • Profile image
  • Linked social media accounts
  • Lists of people you follow and who follow you 
  • Publications you edit
  • Top Writer badges
  • Recent posts you've written (plus an optional Featured post)
  • Articles you've highlighted, applauded or responded to

Feature a story on your profile


You can feature one story at the top of your profile page. That story will show up in a separate section before all your latest articles.

  1. Go to your profile page.
  2. Click the  arrow down button underneath the post you want to feature.
  3. Click Feature at the top of your profile.

If you don't set a featured story yourself, your most recent Partner Program story (if you've published any) will be automatically moved to the featured slot. You can replace it at any time by featuring any other story of your choice.

Common questions


What is my profile URL?

If you go to your profile page, your profile URL will show up in your browser's address bar. If you're on iOS or Android, tap the Share button located on your profile page to copy your profile page URL.

How can I share my profile page with others?
To share your profile page with someone, simply copy the profile page URL and send it to them. You can copy your profile page URL from your browser's address bar. If you're on iOS or Android, tap the Share button located on your profile page.
How can I change my username?
You can change your username in Settings.
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