Tumblr Guides

Tumblr tips, tricks, and simple guides to help you make a better Tumblr blog and grow your audience!

How to Install a Tumblr Theme

Installing a theme that you’ve bought directly from Tumblr is easy. Just click the Install button and choose the blog you’d like to apply the theme to. However, if you purchased your new theme elsewhere, you might wonder how to get things set up.

Today we’re taking a look at how to install a Tumblr theme you’ve bought from anywhere else!

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10 Best Portfolio Tumblr Themes

Tumblr is a visual platform. Everyone shares images, they get reblogged, and widely shared. Even though you can use another site as your home base, you should always consider Tumblr as a social platform to share your work. And the best way to do this is to use a portfolio theme!

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How to Connect a Custom Tumblr Domain

It’s important to keep a consistent brand across every platform, and Tumblr isn’t an exception. You can make your Tumblr accessible through a custom Tumblr domain (e.g. blog.yourwebsite.com) by following these three simple steps!

By default, the website address for your blog will be yourusername.tumblr.com. However, you can connect a custom domain to your blog to make it look more professional. Either a full domain (like yourwebsite.com), or a subdomain (like blog.yourwebsite.com). Here’s how to do it!

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How to Add Comments to Tumblr in 5 Minutes

Having comments on a blog is a way to let readers participate in the conversation, and promote a community around the topic you are writing about. Today we’re looking at how to add comments to Tumblr on your blog in a few easy steps.

Tumblr doesn’t have an integrated commenting system, but you can use other options. Keep reading to learn how.

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How to Make A Tumblr Group Blog

With a group blog on Tumblr, you can manage a blog with multiple authors. It’s very easy to setup and can bring a whole new dynamic to your site. Let’s take a look at how to do it!

Group blogs have multiple members, and at least one admin. The author of the blog can add more Tumblr users to a secondary blog and also set the permission to be a member or an admin.

The difference between these roles is that an admin can invite new users and manage existing ones and can delete any post. A member can post and edit/remove their own posts. Also, admins are the ones that can view and reply to questions.

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How to Add Google Analytics to Your Tumblr Blog

Now that you have a Tumblr blog set up, you should be wondering who is visiting it and what are they doing on your website! That is what Google Analytics is for. It’s completely free, easy to set up, and helps give you insight into your blog visitors.

Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that allows you to have a detailed view of the number of visitors your site is having, if they are new or returning visitors, your most visited posts, where from your visitors are accessing your blog and so much more.

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10 Best Tumblr Themes for Photographers

Most of the content posted on Tumblr is image-based, and a large part of it is photography! Whether you are a professional photographer or just a casual one, Tumblr can be the perfect platform to display your work.

There are a lot of themes to choose from — both premium and free. But if you are looking for the perfect theme for a photography blog or portfolio, make sure it has the following features!

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How to Recover a Previous Tumblr Theme

Perhaps you want to revert back to your previous theme? Did you mess up the code of your theme and don’t know how to get it back? Tumblr has a recover function that can help you get your theme back

We’ll take a look at how this works, and how you can follow a few steps to get the previous version of your theme back up and running!

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