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Medium's Modular URLs

Medium assigns a unique ID for each paragraph. These can then be individually targeted as anchor links inside the URL. For example, a URL like the one below links to the first subheading of a Medium essay:

That said, Medium has not made it particularly easy to target specific paragraphs. As of the time of this writing, the only way to construct such a link is to view the source code for the page, find the ID in the HTML tag, then add it to your URL.