Series can be created on the web and on iPhone only.
To create a series on web, go to: https://medium.com/new-series or tap the New story button 📝 > Create a series.
To create a series on iOS, open the app > navigate to Series tab > scroll down and tap New.
To zoom out while creating a series on iOS, tap the top of the screen.
Text entry and formatting works the same as it does on Medium posts.
Cards can be either left-aligned or centered and will apply to all contents.
Embeds are not currently supported.
Drafts & Auto-save
Draft versions of series are saved automatically while you work. Drafts are visible on iOS under Series tab > View all at bottom, and at https://medium.com/me/series/drafts on web.
Add & remove cards
To add a new card on web, select a card and press the down arrow icon above it > choose Insert card before, after or delete:
To add a new card in iOS, click the plus (+) and (-) icons to add or remove cards.
To re-order cards using the web editor, click and drag the drag icon (six dots) to place the selected card where you want it.
Cards cannot currently be re-ordered in the iOS editor.
You can use your phone's camera or photo library to upload images to series. You will need to grant Medium access to your camera and/or photo library.
- Fullscreen - image expands to fill the screen, and will be cropped automatically.
- Tilt - large images (especially landscape format) can be explored by tilting your phone.
- Inline - images will scaled instead of cropped to fit screen, and may be accompanied by tex.
All image formats can accept a caption.
To remove images in iOS, click the X in upper right corner of that card. On web, select the image and press backspace on your keyboard.
Preview & Publish
While working in the web editor, you can click Send preview to phone which will send a push notification to your iOS app.
To share a series, tap the top of the screen (or go to the end) > tap Share this series.
Series are currently only viewable on iPhone and Android, so anyone with a share link on web will be prompted to view it on their phone.
Edit & stats
To edit a series or view its stats, tap the top of the screen > tap the down arrow > tap Edit or Stats. Or access these options from the last page of your series.
iOS users can upload videos to Series, with a maximum of 30 seconds in length.