How to Link to a Paragraph in a Medium Article

Reposting part of your Medium post on another site? Here’s how to make your Read More link point back to the rest of your article.

Don’t make your avid readers search for where they left off. Make “continue” really CONTINUE.

What’s a stub?

How long should your stub be?

Doesn’t Google hate duplicate content?

Google will not penalize you as long as you wait at least 24 hours after your original article is published before posting the stubbed version somewhere else and you don’t post more than 60% of the full article.

How to link back intelligently

Step 1: Right Click and Inspect

Highlight and click Inspect
But don’t panic!

Step 2: Find and copy the unique ID

Ignore everything else except what what I put in a red box.
I added “#084d” to the end of the URL

Step 3: Make your link smarter

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Stercus Creek

The view from Stercus Creek provides a rich mix of topics on life, technology, management, remote work, running and making it to five decades on one planet. Don’t forget to follow.