How to Republish Your Blog Post to Medium

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Who doesn’t want more web traffic? If you have blog, here is the step-by-step guide that will show you how to republish your blog post to Medium.

No additional content needs to be created. You can use the same blog post and repurpose it on this massive platform.

The method that will be shown here is by using the canonical link.

Why do you need to republish your blog post on Medium?

With over 100 million active users each month, Medium is a popular site. It is a sizable readership platform where people go to receive quality information.

Therefore, it makes sense for you to create good content on Medium and take advantage of the massive traffic they have to offer.

However, producing quality content is a difficult task, as everyone knows.

If you are running a blog, then you will be hard pressed for time to create multiple contents across different platforms.

Medium gives you an expedient route. You may republish your blog post on Medium, which saves you a ton of effort in producing new material specifically for Medium.

The wrong way to re-publish in Medium.

It’s important to understand the incorrect approach to republish your material before we move on to the real processes so that your hard work doesn’t go to waste.

There is an Import a Story feature in Medium which is on Your Stories page. It is very convenient tool to use to import any stories with a click of a button.

However, that is not the right way to re-publish your blog post.

When you use the Import a Story tool, your blog will indeed be republished but Medium will take note of the actual date of the post which can be a disadvantage to you.

Medium likes to provide and promote the latest content to its audience. If your blog post iwas written sometime back and you only republish it now, then the algorithm may not favor your post that much.

There is a better way to get this done.

The right way to re-publish your blog post to Medium.

Here are the steps to re-publish your blog post correctly on Medium.

a. Login to

b. On the top right of the page, click on Write.

c. Go to the blog post that you want to republish and copy the entire blog post.

d. Come back to Medium and paste the copied blog post. You may need to do some editing on the format and images.

e. Once done, publish your post.

f. Now, go to the top right of the page and click on the 3 dots which is near your profile picture.

f. On the drop-down menu, choose More Settings.

g. Next, you will see the Stories Settings on the left side of the page. Look for the option Advanced Settings which is located at the end and click on it.

h. On the next page, you will see the Advanced Settings option again. Choose that option.

i. Tick the box that says Customize Canonical Link.

j. Get your original blog post URL and paste it there.

k. Once done, click Save canonical link. That’s it.


It does not take much to republish your old blog post to Medium. Just a few simple clicks and you’re done. Take advantage of this tool and get as much traffic as you can.

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