How can I check if my story is behind the paywall?

If you're not sure if you've put your story behind the paywall in the Medium Partner Program, this guide will help you make sure that your story is eligible to earn money.

Checking your story's paywall status


From the story page

  1. Open the story that you wish to check the paywall status for.
  2. Look for the   star icon at the top of the page, near your name.

From your Partner Program dashboard

  1. On your homepage, click on   your profile picture.
  2. Click Medium Partner Program from the menu.

Stories displayed on your Partner dashboard are the stories that are currently eligible for earnings. You can also check your current earnings in the dashboard.

Adding or removing a story from the paywall

To learn how to add or remove a story from the paywall, see the articles below:

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