About tipping

The tipping feature allows you to set up a customizable tipping button to your stories and start receiving direct support from your readers.

Setting up your tipping link

Desktop iOS & Android
  1. On your homepage, click on   your profile picture.
  2. Click Settings from the menu.
  3. In the Publishing tab, click Manage tipping on your stories.
  4. Enter your third-party tipping link to your preferred payment service, like PayPal, Ko-Fi, Patreon, or Buy Me A Coffee.
  5. Click Save changes.

When you turn this on, a “Give a tip” button will appear below all the stories you’ve published on Medium. This button will use the link you provided, and it will appear like this on your story pages:


Common questions

Where do I get a PayPal link from?

You can learn how to generate your PayPal payment link on this page.

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