Tumblr Guides

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

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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10 Best Travel Tumblr Themes

Tumblr might be the ideal platform for your next travel blog. It’s easy to set up and easy to post to on your vacation — you just need to choose one of the best travel Tumblr themes from our top picks!

Travelling and sharing go hand in hand. You’re on the beach, the sun is just right, and you snap a photo to share that moment. When you are on the go, using the Tumblr app to update your blog is so easy — you can be sharing photos in a few seconds!

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How to Add Static Pages to Your Tumblr Blog

When posting to Tumblr, the platform creates blog pages automatically. But Tumblr also allows you to add static pages. This, however, is not done the same way, and requires a few different steps!

We’ll walk you through how to add your own pages to your Tumblr blog, for an “About”, “FAQ”, “Pricing” page, or anything else you might need!

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How to Password Protect Your Tumblr Blog

Password protecting a blog may sound strange at first. After all, don’t you want to be growing and building your traffic, and welcoming as many visitors as possible? Maybe. But there are plenty of reasons why you might want to make your blog private, or not release it publicly!

We’ll take a look at how to quickly and easily password protect your Tumblr blog, so only those with a password can see it!

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How to Connect Twitter to Your Tumblr Theme

Tumblr has built-in support for Twitter and it’s very easy to set it up. Just follow these two steps to share your Twitter feed on your blog!

It’s a great way to share your latest tweets and posts with readers of your Tumblr blog, and encourage people to follow you and interact. You can also use this feature to automatically share your new Tumblr posts on Twitter — really handy!

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How to Add Custom CSS to Your Tumblr Theme

You have your Tumblr blog set up, but you need to tweak the colors or sizes and you can’t find the options in the Customizer panel? Don’t worry. Tumblr has a Custom CSS field that allows you to add snippets of code to help you with this.

CSS (or Cascading Style Sheets) is a language used to define the style, colors, and layout of your site. Every theme has it’s own CSS styling and Tumblr also offers the ability to add Custom CSS.

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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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How to Disable Tumblr’s Default Mobile Theme

Since November 2016, mobile and tablet use exceeded desktop for the first time in the world. Some months before, Google announced that it would favor sites that were mobile-friendly in terms of ranking. So being mobile-friendly in 2017 is fundamental.

Let’s take a look at how you can optimise your Tumblr theme for mobile, making the most of the functionality of your theme by disabling the default mobile look-and-feel!

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