Write a non-paywalled post

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Publishing non-paywalled post


  1. When you're finished with your post, click Publish in the top-right corner of the page.
  2. From the Publish review step, you can optionally add tags, customize your title and subtitle, schedule to publish your post later, and more.
  3. To make your post unmetered, deselect the tick box Allow curators to recommend my story to interested readers.
  4. When you're done making changes, click Publish now to make the story immediately visible on Medium and available for anyone to read. All of your published stories can be found on your public profile page, as well as on your stories page.
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