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The Medium RSS Feed’s Missing Part

retrieves the stats (clapCount, voterCount, responseCount, and readingTime) of Medium posts

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Initial Intuition

Inspecting a Medium post page.
curl >> post.html
window.__APOLLO_STATE__ object

How to scrape data in Script Tag

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How to use the Advanced Medium API

Medium feed in JSON 

Medium Advanced Data


Medium Customized Data


Medium Customized Advanced Data


Missing data of a particular post.

"clapCount": 98,
"responseCount": 4,
"voterCount": 12,
"readingTime": 4




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Sabesan Sathananthan

Software Engineer 👨‍💻 @SyscoLABSSL | Postgard🧑‍🎓 in CSE at UOM | Technical Writer ✍️ | | Still makes silly mistakes daily.