Medium Auto Clapper

Automatically Clap a list of Medium Articles

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Mass clap articles that you find interesting and be heard on Medium 👏

If you follow specific topics or authors on Medium, clapping is a great way to show your appreciation.

Start Clapping like a real Fan and automate this action with this API.

How to automatically clap on Medium in a few easy steps

0. What you'll need

  • "Medium UID" && "SID session cookie": Those are the 2 cookies that Phantombuster'll need to connect to your Medium account. More about that in Step 4.
  • "spreadsheetUrl": This is the URL of the spreadsheet containing every Medium posts you want to scrape. We recommend hosting it on Google Spreadsheet and making the URL public so Phantombuster puisse y accéder.

1. Create an account on Phantombuster.com 💻

If you haven't already, create a FREE account on Phantombuster. Our service will browse the web for you. It’s a website automator which runs in the cloud.

2. Use this API on your account.👌

Now that you're connected to Phantombuster, Click on the following button (it will open a new tab).

3. Click on Configure me!

You'll now see the 3 configuration dots blinking. Click on them.

4. Medium authentication 🔑

Because the script will manipulate Medium for you, it needs to be logged in to your Medium account. For that you just need to copy paste your 2 session cookies in the script argument:

  • Using Chrome, go to your Medium homepage and open the inspector
    → Right click anywhere on the page and select “Inspect”
    CMD+OPT+i on macOS
    or
    F12 or CTRL+MAJ+i on Windows

  • Locate the “Application” tab

  • Select “Cookies” > “http://www.medium.com” on the left menu.

  • Locate the “uid” & "sid" cookies.

  • Copy their “Value” (Double click on it then Ctrl+C) and paste them into your script Argument)

// How to access your cookies with Edge, Firefox and Safari//

5. Setting up a nice spreadsheet

Put in column A a list of Medium posts' URLs.

6. Click on Launch & Enjoy!

It’s done! All that is left to do is to click on "launch" to try your script!

More bots like this one will be added to Phantombuster,

stay tuned & check our API store!💗

7. (Optional) ️️Repetition setup

Once your API is ready, you can set up repetitive launches. This allows clapping to spread over days, weeks or even months.

To do so, simply hit the “Settings” button to define when your API is launched:

Then, select a frequency:

Don't forget to click 💾 Save at the bottom of the page.

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