Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a Tumblr account, part of Tumblr Quick Start.
Now we're ready to actually start using Tumblr by creating our Tumblr account.…Creating a Tumblr account is super easy;…when you log on to tumblr.com, you're going to three field:…an Email address, a Password field, and a URL, the first of which, you just…enter in your e-mail address.…Once you have your e-mail address entered, go ahead and type out a password.…It's a good idea to type out something that's relatively secure, unlike the…short, easy one that I've typed out here.…
Once you've typed out your password, it's time to determine your Tumblr URL.…This is pretty important, because if you're going to be using the Tumblr system,…and not your own custom domain, this is going to be where people access your…Web page from here on out,…so you want to be really careful with exactly what you type here.…In this case, I'm just going to type out my last name, and my first initial, just…to make it easy, so seeleyj.tumblr.com.…Once I have that done, I'll click Start posting.…If everything checks out in all these fields, Tumblr will allow me to create my account.…
- 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
1. Getting to Know Tumblr
Learning the Tumblr blocks3m 54s
2. Customizing Your Blog
3. Publishing with Tumblr
4. Working with Pages
5. Taking the Next Step
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