Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating link posts, part of Up and Running with Tumblr.
Another cool post type inside of Tumblr are links.…You can actually share any type of link that you want, utilizing the Tumblr link block.…In order to do that from your Dashboard, click on this little icon…here, indicated by a www.…Once you do that, you'll see that this interface is even simpler than the quotation one.…You get a Title, and a URL field.…So in this case, I can add the title, Let's Google Something. The…URL: http://google.com.…I can also add a description if I want to.…
Let's preview it without the description first.…When I do that, you'll see it's just this right here: a text link that says…whatever you put in the Title field; pretty simple.…So let's close this, and add a description.…In this case, I'll say that This link will allow you to search for anything on the Web.…If I preview it now, you'll see that it gives the description…directly underneath it.…This can be a great way to actually tell somebody where this link is going to…take them, because Let's Google Something isn't exactly descriptive.…
- 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
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2. Customizing Your Blog
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4. Working with Pages
5. Taking the Next Step
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