Medium For Free

Medium For Free

Read free-member-only Medium articles for free in a fast and secure way. It works for big publications that have their own domains

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What is Medium For Free?

Medium For Free is a Chrome extension by Faruk Cankaya. This extension has 448 weekly active users, a good user rating of 4.43, and was removed from Chrome Web Store 4 months ago. The latest version, 0.0.3, was updated a year ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-11-28
Stats date:
Users: 448
Rating: 4.43 (7)
Version: 0.0.3 (Last updated: 2022-01-24)
Creation date: 2021-11-11
Manifest version: 3
  • cookies
  • activeTab
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 52.51K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
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This extension allows you to access Medium articles for free on both normal browsers or Incognito browsers by clearing the cache that only belongs to Medium. Also, all Medium-backed publications like TowardsDataScience, The Mission, Personal Growth, etc. are included to free access.

There are many articles about how to access Medium articles for free. The most common way is to open the articles on the Incognito browser. However, it is a very cumbersome way to do it. If you keep the Incognito browser open, you cannot read premium articles more than 3. You need to restart the Incognito browser or clear the cache on it manually for every 3 articles that you want to read. This extension mainly automates this process.

- It works on both normal browsers and Incognito browsers.
- You can decide on which browser it should run. Since it clears the cache on medium, you cannot keep your session open. In this case, you can run it only on Incognito.
- It is working automatically. Do not need to click some buttons manually. Set your rules and leave it to run behind the scene.
- You can disable the extension when you do not need it without uninstalling it.

- Mixed(Normal/Incognito browsing) mode is added. You can read paid medium articles for free in a new Incognito tab using 'Command+Shift+2' (for Mac users) or 'Ctrl+Shift+2' (for Windows users) shortcuts easily without loosing your session in the normal browser.
- Documentation/working is improved. A guide is added for enabling incognito mode and using the extension with 100% benefits.
Risk impact

Medium For Free requires a number of risky permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Medium For Free if you trust the publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Medium For Free may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
by Ftm Ftm Ftm Ftm, 2022-03-23

Voaw that is perfect. Thanks for your efforts.
by Melike Keskin Melike Keskin, 2022-01-20

This works! Thanks for creating it.
by PRATEEK Verma PRATEEK Verma, 2022-01-20
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