Series is a mobile-first format that lets you publish stories on cards, which can be added over time. You can learn more about series in this article.
Creating a series
- Click on your avatar in the top-right corner of the page.
- Click Series.
- Click Create series.
- Tap the button in the middle of the bottom bar.
- Tap Create series.
Note: Series editor is not supported on Android.
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.
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.