Medium for Beginners

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You can also drag and drop single or multiple images into Medium posts or copy/paste single images into a post.

Depending on the size of your image, you’ll be able to test out different placement options from the toolbar.

Go to a new line > paste the URL > press Enter.
click Publish > add tags (optional) > click Publish again
ctrl + alt + 1 → Turns a text block into Heading
ctrl + alt + 2→ Turns a text block into subheading
ctrl + alt + 5 → Press once for block quote, again for a pull quote
ctrl + alt + 6 → Turns a text block into / starts a new Code style
ctrl + alt + 8 → To change an image into a featured image
* + space → Creates an unordered list
1 + . + space → Creates an ordered list
ctrl + ? → Opens a shortcut display
ctrl + B → Turns selected text into bold style
ctrl + K → Adds a new link
ctrl + I → Turns selected text into italic style

A Featured Image is important, because when you share your story, it will be displayed along with the heading and subheading.



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