Get your Own Subdomain on Medium

Getting one step closer to becoming a Distinguished Writer with your medium.com subdomain in 4 simple steps

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Medium

Medium is an open platform where readers find dynamic thinking, and where expert and undiscovered voices can share their writing on any topic.

Subdomains

In the Domain Name System hierarchy, a subdomain is a domain that is a part of another domain. For example, if a domain offered an online store as part of their website example.com, you might use the subdomain shop.example.com.

Steps to getting your own Subdomain

Step 1: Create Medium Profile

Step 2: Creating Story and Publishing

Step 3: Enter Subdomain

Step 4: You have a subdomain

Pros & Cons of subdomains on Medium

Pros

Cons

A domain like medium.com would always have more traffic than a subdomain because it has a higher ranking, whereas your domain looks like a new website to the search engine and you basically start from the bottom.

As articles created in a publication (unless they have a custom domain like towardsdatascience.com) have “medium.com/publication/title” as their URL, there is no effect on them.

Conclusion

An undergrad student with an overdose of euphoria.

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