Tumblr Guides

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

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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How to Add a Read More Link to Tumblr Post

Some Tumblr blogs rely on lots of text content. When they appear on the homepage as a continuous stream of text the solution is to use the Keep Reading link.

This is functionality that Tumblr offers and can be used in any theme that shows the full-text content of each post on the homepage. It’s a great way to keep your blog looking neat and simple!

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How to Show Liked Posts on Your Tumblr Blog

Tumblr makes it possible to show liked posts from other Tumblr blogs on your own website, for your followers to see what you’ve discovered and enjoyed. It’s just a case of tweaking a setting, and making sure you’re using a suitable theme!

Read on to find out how to enable this for your theme, and share your likes with the world.

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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 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 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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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 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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