Medium.com import

Medium.com no longer allows personal domain names, so if you have older content on Medium you should consider importing it into your blog on Micro.blog where you can use your own domain name and have more control over your content.

To import from Medium to Micro.blog:

  • Go to Medium.com and click on your profile, then look in the Account section.
  • Under “Download your information”, click the “Download .zip” button to request a download of all your Medium posts.
  • When you have the .zip file from Medium, go to Micro.blog and click Posts → Import.
  • On the import screen, select the option for uploading the .zip file you received from Medium. Micro.blog will import your posts, preserving the title, HTML markup, and original publish date.

We recommend keeping a copy of your Medium .zip file as an extra backup of your posts. You can also regularly export all your Micro.blog posts in Blog Archive Format (.bar, which is also a .zip file) by clicking Posts → Export.

I did NOT have success with this feature.

For all articles either:
a). it cuts all text up to the final heading (e.g.)
or b). it misformats… badly: (e.g.) spills into the next post on my Posts viewer!

The only things which does come through correctly are… comments (cos they are usually without headings I think).
This is ironic, because arguably we don’t want comments to be displayed as tantamount to full posts (I know that Medium technically treats their ‘responses’ that way, but it doesn’t translate to M.b fully), and you end up with ‘articles’ like:

This might be related to more general issues around Medium compatability, given that it’s the worst-performer on cross-posting too.

Has anyone else had more success, perhaps more recently than June 2020 when I tried?