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Tumblr is a microblogging platform that made it possible for people not so proficient with the normal form of blogging to express their thoughts. In a way, it could be termed as a Twitter for the blogging world. In this guide book we have compiled numerous tips, tricks and how to tutorials for Tumblr that both novice and experienced users can use. You may want to bookmark this page for later reference. Additionally, we would highly appreciate if you can share this guide book with your friends and family.

How to Download All Images From A Tumblr Blog

Tumblr is an excellent platform to share interesting and at times hilarious images and other goodies with the rest of the world. The microblogging platform is extremely easy to use and as a result has become quite popular with the average user out there. Some Tumblr are so good that one which to download all of its image posts. In this article we will explain how to download all images from a Tumblr Blog.

How to Download All Images From A Tumblr Blog:

TumblRipper is a  Windows app that allows users to download all images from a Tumblog. The interesting thing about TumblRipper is that it is completely free. You can download all images from a Tumblog by performing the following steps:

  • Download TumblRipper and install it.
  • Now Run TumblRipper.
  • Provide it with the URL of the Tumblr blog that you want to rip to your hard drive.
  • Now provide a directory, where the images should be stored.
  • Press Load.tumblRipper

Let TumblRipper do its thing. Within no time you will have all images from your favorite Tumblr Blog on your hard drive.

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How to Hide the Reblog Credits In Tumblr

Whenever you reblog a post or photo from some other Tumblr blog, the post or photo is published on your blog alongwith the reblog credits. The reblog credits tell from where you have blogged this post or photo. Sometimes bloggers want to hide the reblog credit option form other users reading your blog. In this article we will explain how to hide the reblog credits in Tumblr.

How to Hide the Reblog Credits In Tumblr

There are two main methods to do it. First is to simply create a new post whether for image or text by copying and pasting the original post that you want to reblog. Doing this would create a new post without the reblog credits. The second method employs explicit hiding of the reblog credits.

  1. In the reblog edit screen, go down to the caption screen and get everything deleted from there.Reblog Caption in Tumblr
  2. Secondly click on Customize, select Theme and then Edit HTML. Now look for any tag that contain the word Reblog in them.  Click here to find the full list of Reblog tags that can be used to insert in a theme’s html.Customize TumblrEdit Tumblr HtmlReblog in Tumblr Theme

This will still enable the other users to view from where you reblogged it as it will be shown on your dashboard. So if you want to completely hide the reblog credits, just go for a simple copy and paste and no one will know where it came from.

How to Make Other People Unfollow You On Tumblr

Tumblr does not only allow you to follow people and have followers, but you can also unfollow people or make people unfollow you. The last option is a Tumblr special i.e. you can make someone whom you don’t want to show up in the list of your followers, unfollow you. In this article we will explain how to make other people unfollow you on Tumblr.

However one cannot just make other people unfollow you on Tumblr, this can only be done by the one who has chosen to follow you. However you can still get that user blocked. The option is very much similar to unfollow since you can prevent that unwanted follower to get the updates from your dashboard by blocking him. This will also disable the follower to access your blog from any of the browser while being signed in. However the unwanted follower can visit your blog as long as he is not signed in.

How to Make Other People Unfollow You On Tumblr

  1. Click on this url– Tumblr Block.
  2. Type in the username of the person to be blocked.Unfollow on Tumblr

The user gets blocked and this is the best possible alternative yet to get yourself unfollwed on Tumblr.

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How to Import RSS Feeds into Tumblr

Some Tumblr users might want to automatically import the RSS feeds of their websites to their Tumblr blogs. Tumblr’s default import feature allows you to get 2 days old posts and onwards. The number of feeds is also limited, that is, only 5 feeds and the number of posts per feed are also specific. Tumblr imposes these restrictions to ensure that the blog network is not filled up with spammy content. In this article we will explain how to import RSS feeds into Tumblr.

How to Import RSS Feeds into Tumblr

  1. Go to www.tumblr.com/feeds.
  2. Click on Automatically Import My …, where you can browse the platform you want to import the feed/rss/xml from.
  3. Otherwise you can always pull the dropdown menu and select the RSS feed from there.
  4. Paste the FEED URL of your site and click Start Importing This Feed.Import Feeds in tumblr
  5. Click to save and close.

Also note that some special scripts still allow to import a full feed from wordpress or blogger in your Tumblr.

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How to Make Money with Tumblr

Tumblr can help you make lots of money in case you have a large number of visitors to your Tumblr blog. There are so many ad networks (such as Google Adsense advertising, Adbrite, BuySellAds, etc) that are willing to serve ads on Tumblelogs to help you generate income from your blog.

So the answer to the question, how to make money with Tumblr is very easy. Have a sizable viewership, place ads to monetize that viewership. Before you get started with money making on Tumblr, you need to follow these steps:

Before You Get Started …

  1. There is no certain number or limit of daily users that confirms you to get yourself advertised online but one should have fairly good number of users that visit the blog on daily basis. Keep a proper track of your visitors to come with a number.
  2. If you yourself are a new Tumblr user, then it is always preferable not to start it right away. You should try to increase the number of visitors and increase your chances to get approved on some advertising network with the passage of time.
  3. Try to get a nice looking theme for your Tumblr blog. It will help you make more money. Besides it always holds true that the more professional your blog looks, the more attention it is going to grab.
  4. For users who aim to get popularity by posting some nude and objectionable posts alongwith their own posts. Beware that this is surely not going to work. The advertising companies will instantly take action against you and will result in a ban on you.
  5. Try not to annoy users with your ads. Making your Tumblr overflow with ads will only make your blog less popular with visitors and readers.

How to get started with some Tumblr Ad Networks

Here are the names of few Ad Networks that are easy to begin:

  • Google Adsense: Google Adsense Network is a very common favorite among the users. It works both as a primary and secondary ad network for publishers.
  • Adbrite: Try not to get rejected by Google by following the steps given above but in case you do get rejected you will always be catered by Adbrite. However, Adbrite may require you to have four times the amount of visitors as compared to Adsense in order to make money.
  • Amazon: Amazon affiliate network works for users who are into products or stuff review. If any of your related link results in the sale of the product, then you are certainly going to get rewarded by getting commissions from the sales proceeds.
  • Friend Finder:  Friend Finder can help you make lots of money depending upon the type of user you are.

These were the names of only a few companies that can help you make money on Tumblr. There are also some other affiliate programs available that can be good for your blog.

NOTE: This tip is not going to tell you about any code insertion to get the ad embedded into your Tumblr Theme neither it will tell where to get the ad inserted. It is just an introduction to learn how to make money with Tumblr with the help of online advertising agencies available to Tumblr users.

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How to Delete the Secondary Tumblr Blog

Tumblr allows you to have more than one blogs. The secondary blog could even be a private blog unlike the first one. But if are tired of maintaining two blogs, you can just delete one of these blogs at any time. In this article we will explain how to delete the secondary Tumblr blog.

How to Delete the Secondary Tumblr Blog

Follow the instructions listed below to delete the secondary blog:

  1. Go to the dashboard on the Secondary blog by clicking on the title in the main page.secondary blog tumblr
  2. Click on the link named Members in the sidebar.Member Second Blog
  3. This will direct you to another page where you will find the option named Leave this blog. In case you are the only member of this blog, you will get the blog removed instantly after this step.leave secondary blog

Done, its really that simple.

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How to Show the Likes on Tumblr Posts

Tumblr likes are a testimonial of how many users liked your posts. Having a post with a lot of likes gives you bragging rights on the post. In this article we will explain how to show the likes on Tumblr Posts. In order to get this done all you need to do is add some code in your html theme. Such counters for likes are also known as notes.

There is no need to get confused since your likes will not be shown on Tumblelogs of other people. It only aims to show the number of likes you get for your own posts. Most of the Tumblr themes don’t contain the code, so you might need to add it there. Notes is the other name for Likes and reblog counter but note here that they should not be mixed with likes or reblog buttons.

How to Show the Likes on Tumblr Posts

Steps to make the number of likes on your Tumblr posts visible:

  1. Click on Customize, select Theme and then Custom HTML.Customize TumblrEdit Tumblr Html
  2. Add the code given below to display the number of likes, make sure that it lies within the closing tags of the next tags: {block:Text}, {block:Photo}, {block:Photoset}, {block:Quote}, {block:Link}, {block:Chat}, {block:Answer}, {block:Video}, {block:Audio}.  These are the tags that display each post type.

{block:NoteCount}
<strong>&hearts;</strong>{NoteCount}
{/block:NoteCount}Customize Tumble Html

  1. You can see how we have inserted the code in the image above to get a hint about what to do.
  2. Once you have inserted the code in your theme, Click to save and then close it.

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How To Use Photos in Text Posts on Tumblr

Tumblr provides two ways to get the images, pictures and photos inserted in your text posts. The pictures can always be modified, aligned in center and you can also adjust their size to get them displayed in a proper way in your dashboard. The following tutorial is going to show the possible differences between getting a picture posted on Tumblr and any other site. It will also teach you to change the image size, reduce it if it’s too large and link it to where you want to.

How To Use Photos in Text Posts on Tumblr

Steps to upload the photos to the Tumblr Text Posts

  1. With a theme having proper tags, click on Customize, then select Advanced and enable the ‘Enable High-Res Photos’ option.Customize TumblrAdvance Settings Tumblr
  2. The post allows you to enlarge the image only upto the width of the Tumblr post. Otherwise this results in the breakdown of the theme.
  3. Whenever you will upload an image in a Tumblr post, it is automatically resized according to the post width. You can get it hosted somewhere else if you want the original size to be displayed. Such can be done at websites like Image shack etc. The original size of the photo can still be retained at Tumblr through a Photo post.
  4. You can get the image posted on both Tumblr and the hosting site. This will help you to get the image displayed in the Tumblr Text Post as well as on the other site in its original size.
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How to Create a Customized Background for Tumblr Dashboard

Firefox and Chrome users can install an addon which is enabled by the third party scripts and apps. This addon helps to change and customize the background of Tumblr’s Dashboard. With this customization, the user can select from a variety of backgrounds and images in different colors. (This is not the same as a blog theme, so don’t get confused). Now Tumblr users can switch from the old blueish dashboard and get rid of the monotony. This addon is available for Chrome and Firefox, but not for IE.

How to Create a Customized Background for Tumblr Dashboard

Firefox Users

  1. Click here and get the Greasemonkey script installed. Click to restart the browser.GreaseMonkey
  2. Once installed, you would be able to see the Greasemonkey icon in your browser’s tool bar on the top-right.greasemonkey installed
  3. Now click here, and then select the customized Tumblr dashboard.
  4. After getting into the personalized Tumblr Dashboard Theme, click on the link saying that greasemonkey users can ‘install this as a script’ appearing on the right side.Firework Dash Background
  5. Click on the Greasemonkey button in the Firefox toolbar and then select Manage Userscripts. Here you will have to select the same that has been installed earlier.Manage User Script
  6. Now take a look at your Tumblr Dashboard and it will be displaying the new customized background.

Chrome Users

  1. Follow the same steps given above. But instead of looking for the script in Tools, go to extensions and proceed further.

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