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 Audience development section, click Manage tipping.
  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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