You have one single Authory page available at authory.com/YourName. Depending on whether you visit it while being logged in to Authory or not, you'll either see the private version (logged in) or the public version (logged out).
Tip: In order to see what your visitors will see, you can click the button "View your Authory page as visitor" that you'll find in the sidebar.
1. Private Authory page
When you are logged in and go to your Authory page (authory.com/YourName), you'll see the private version of your Authory page:
What's most important about your private Authory page:
- Regardless of whether an article has been set to private, preview or public, when you are logged in, you can always read it in full text on Authory. And regardless of what happens to the original article, you'll always find the backed up version here.
- Only you can see Collections that have been set to private.
- Of course, only you have access to the menu with your Analytics, Newsletter, Sources and all other settings.
2. Public Authory page
When anybody else goes to your Authory page (or when you are not logged in), they'll see your public Authory page. It will look similar to your private Authory page:
However, there are a few major differences:
- Articles with visibility set to Preview: If a visitor clicks on a link to such an article, they'll be forwarded to the original article at the original article source publication.
- Articles with visibility to to Public: If a visitor clicks on a link to a public article, they can read the article in full on Authory (but won't get social media stats), just like you can read all articles when you are logged in. More on the differences between public and private articles here.
- Articles with visibility set to Private: This kind of articles aren't visible on your public Authory page.
- On your public Authory page you can see the "Subscribe via email" window. That's (naturally) only visible to visitors who are not logged in and might want to follow your new pieces via email.