Medium

Medium modules allow you to watch, list publications, and create posts in your Medium account.

Getting Started with Medium

Prerequisites

  • A Medium account

  • Client ID and Client secret (on request only)

In order to use Medium with Make, it is necessary to have a Medium account. If you do not have one, you can use your Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, or create a Medium account at medium.com/m/signin.

Connecting Medium to Make

To connect your Medium account to Make you need to obtain the Client ID and Client Secret from your Medium account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Make module.

For more information, refer to Medium Documentation.

1. Send a request for the client ID and client secret to yourfriends@medium.com.

2. When your request is approved the client ID and client secret will be available on your Medium settings page.

In order to issue a token, the Medium requires the following elements on your account:

  • A profile name

  • A bio

  • An avatar

  • Two samples of your writing published to Medium

3. Login to your Medium account.

4. Click your Profile Icon > Account Settings > Developers > Manage Applications > New Application.

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Name

Enter a name for the application.

Description

Enter the details of the application.

Callback URL

Enter the callback URL as https://www.integromat.com/oauth/cb/medium

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5. Click Save and copy the Client ID and Client Secret to your clipboard.

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6. Go to Make and open the Medium module's Create a connection dialog.

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7. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

8. In the Client ID and Client Secret field, enter the client ID and client secret copied in step 5. Click Continue.

The connection has been established.

Triggers

Watch Publications

Triggers when the user posts a new publication.

Actions

List Publication's Contributors

Fetches contributors for a publication.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Medium account.

Publication ID

Select the Publication ID whose contributors you want to list.

continueWhenNoRes

Select whether to run the scenario when there are no results:

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not defined

Create Post

Creates a new post.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Medium account.

Title

Enter a title for the post.

Content Format

Select the post content format:

  • HTML

  • Plain Text

Content

Enter the post content in a valid semantic HTML fragment or markdown.

Tags

Add the tags to filter the post when searching.

Canonical URL

Enter the original URL address of the post if it published elsewhere.

Publish Status

Select the status of the post:

  • Public

  • Draft

  • Unlisted

License

Select the license option applicable for the post.

Notify followers

Select whether you want to notify the followers about the post:

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not defined

Create Publication Post

Creates a new post under a publication.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Medium account.

Publication ID

Select the Publication ID under which you want to create a post.

Title

Enter a title for the post.

Content Format

Select the post content format:

  • HTML

  • Plain Text

Content

Enter the post content in a valid semantic HTML fragment or markdown.

Tags

Add the tags to filter the post when searching.

Canonical URL

Enter the original URL address of the post if it published elsewhere.

Publish Status

Select the status of the post:

  • Public

  • Draft

  • Unlisted

License

Select the license option applicable for the post.

Notify followers

Select whether you want to notify the followers about the post:

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not defined