What is Medium?

Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.
Medium is a tool in the Hosted Blogging Platforms category of a tech stack.

Who uses Medium?

199 companies reportedly use Medium in their tech stacks, including Twitch, Lyft, and Figma.

494 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Medium.

Medium Integrations

Public Decisions about Medium

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Medium in their tech stack.

Shared insights

DeployBot seems to be the defacto choice for deploying Shopify Themes, but having lots of previous experience with CircleCI, it was trivial to configure deployments to a "staging" theme, and the "live" theme. Plus, CircleCI has a generous free tier. I intend on going into more detail over on Medium

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Blog Posts

Medium's Features

  • Embedding videos, Tweets, Vines, etc.
  • Word Counter
  • Drafts
  • Notes
  • Version History
  • Embed Medium Anywhere
  • Publications
  • Custom Domains
  • Discussion
  • Topics

Medium Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Medium?
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
The leader in enterprise Drupal solutions providing a powerful cloud-native platform to build, operate, and optimize your digital experience. It provide enterprise products, services, and technical support for the open-source web content management platform Drupal.
Since Blogger was launched in 1999, blogs have reshaped the web, impacted politics, shaken up journalism, and enabled millions of people to have a voice and connect with others.
Tumblr is a feature rich and free blog hosting platform offering professional and fully customizable templates, bookmarklets, photos, mobile apps, and social network. The site now ranks as the 11th-largest in terms of traffic, according to Quantcast, with 170 million monthly visitors globally.
It connects you to everything you want to know about. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web. We organize people and their interests so you can find, collect and share the information most valuable to you.
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Medium's Followers
617 developers follow Medium to keep up with related blogs and decisions.