To keep the back issues panel open by default follow these steps:

1. From the My Publications page open the publication you wish and click the Edit Settings https://cdn.elev.io/file/uploads/Nx6j1ilgYkjKwwUzxKv9Jx2yWyIGUZG4VbEE9W71H30/8fd6z7iOS1fjwR9LArlaR81MTk7LFyZiac4pVKDeyeQ/magazine-settings-64E.png button.

2. Go to the VIEWER tab.

3. Uncheck the Keep back issues panel closed checkbox to keep the panel open.

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Note: This feature is available with our Premium plans.

4. Click the SAVE button when you're done.