Using Medium

If you're curious about Medium, this article is the perfect guide for you to learn how to create your Medium account, read stories, and publish your own.

1. Create an account or sign in

Medium supports four different ways to create or sign in in to your account. Check out the articles below to learn how to create your account or sign in to an existing one:

2. Follow authors and publication to build your reading list

Once you create your account, don't forget to follow some topics, authors, and publications on Medium. This is to make sure that you get recommendations that match your interest. You can customize your interests at any time.

Tip! Want to read more? A membership subscription lets you read an unlimited number of exclusive stories written on Medium.

3. Clap, highlight, respond on stories

When you start reading stories, you can show the author your appreciation by clapping on them, highlighting passages, and leaving responses.

4. Publish your first story

Finally, if you're ready to share your stories and ideas with the world, hit the Write a story button and start writing. We can't wait to read your story.

Tip! Check out the Medium Partner Program to learn how to monetize your stories.

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