Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding comments with Disqus, part of Up and Running with Tumblr.
Although Tumbler is one of the more sociable blogging platforms, it still lacks…in its ability to create a discussion, or conversation.…Now, I know that you can add likes, and reblogs, and even add comments to a reblog,…but I want to be able to generate a full on conversation, like I can with Drupal,…or WordPress, or any other CMS.…In order to accomplish this inside of Tumblr, we have to use a third-party…service, like Disqus.…You can navigate to disqus.com, and sign up for a free account that you can then…integrate into your blog.…
Once you've signed up for an account, and registered it with your domain, you'll…be given what's called a Disqus Shortname.…In this case, mine is tumblinwithjustin; all one word.…Once I find my Shortname, it's relatively easy to integrate it into Tumblr.…As a matter of fact, they give you step by step instructions on how to do so…here inside of Disqus.…As you can see, it tells you to log into your Tumblr site, and go the customize section.…Then you're going to look on the left- hand side to see if your theme supports…
- What is Tumblr?
- Touring the interface
- Exploring the Tumblr Blocks
- Creating a custom domain
- Understanding likes, reblogs, and notes
- Blocking and unblocking users
- Adjusting basic appearance settings
- Adding a logo
- Creating a post
- Editing multiple posts at once
- Inserting video and audio into pages
- Finding theme marketplaces
- Editing posts using HTML and markdown
- Adding comments with Disqus
Skill Level Intermediate
XHTML and HTML Essential Trainingwith Bill Weinman4h 44m Beginner
1. Getting to Know Tumblr
Learning the Tumblr blocks3m 55s
2. Customizing Your Blog
3. Publishing with Tumblr
4. Working with Pages
5. Taking the Next Step
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