Customize your interests

By following topics, authors, and publications that match your interests, you will receive better story recommendations on your homepage. 

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  1. Click on your avatar in the top-right corner of the page.
  2. Click Customize your interests.

From that page, you can follow new suggested authors and publications, or you can customize your existing follows.

Following and unfollowing specific authors and publications


Medium also lets you follow specific authors and publications. Once you follow an author or a publication, stories published by them will show up on your homepage and in your email digests.

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Follow or unfollow an author


To follow an author on Medium:

  1. Go to the profile page of the user you wish to follow.
  2. Click Follow.

To unfollow an author, click the Following button on their profile page.

Follow or unfollow a publication


To follow a publication on Medium:

  1. Go to the publication homepage of the publication you wish to follow.
  2. Click Follow.

To unfollow an author, click the Following button on their publication homepage, and choose Unfollow publication from the menu.

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