Tips

Think you know Tumblr? Check out some of our favorite
tips and tricks below.

  • 1

    Bookmarklet

    Drag this button to your Bookmarks Bar to quickly share things you find while browsing other sites.

  • 2

    Post via email

    We've made it super easy to post to your blog via email! Just send your post to the custom email address for your blog, which you can find in the "Post by Email" section of your blog Settings. Learn more about email publishing here.

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    Quick access to blog actions

    Roll over an avatar on your Dashboard and click the menu icon to access several blog actions.

  • 4

    Mass edit posts and tags

    Edit multiple posts at the same time through your blog's mega-editor. Just click "Mass Post Editor" on the Posts tab.

  • 5

    Peek at post times

    Hover over the dog-ear on a post on your Dashboard to see when it was published.

  • 6

    Phone in an Audio post

    Dial 1-866-584-6757, leave a message, and create an audio post within seconds.

  • 7

    Send Answers to Drafts or Queue

    When you've finished answering a question, hold down the Alt key for options to "Queue" or "Save as Draft."

  • 8

    Short URLs

    Short urls are great for when you want to share a link to one of your posts but you don't have room for many characters. You can grab the short url for any published post by clicking the gear icon at the top right corner of the post form while you're editing a post.

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    Reblog to any of your blogs

    Just hit reblog button on a post on your Dashboard or reblog on a post on a user's blog, then select the blog you'd like to post to from the top left corner of the post form. You can even reblog any of your own posts to your other blogs.

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    Get feedback, opinions, answers

    End a post with a question mark to let the Tumblr community respond to your question. Just check the box that says "Let people answer this" before hitting Publish.

  • Keyboard shortcuts on the Dashboard

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    Press J to move forward through posts, K to go in reverse, L to like the current post, and N to see a post's notes.

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    Press the spacebar to view photosets in a lightbox or start playing a video post.

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    Press Option + R to fast reblog a post.

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    Press Option + E to add the post to your Queue.

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    Press Option + C to quickly compose a new post.

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    Press Option + Tab to quickly switch between your Dashboard and your blogs.

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    Press Shift + R for a fast reblog.

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    Press Shift + E to add the post to your Queue.

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    Press Z + C to quickly compose a new post.

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    Press Z + Tab to quickly switch between your Dashboard and your blogs.