Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating your own page templates, part of Tumblr Quick Start.
As you continue to work with pages here inside of Tumblr, you may feel the need…to create your own custom page template.…Inside of Tumblr, that's a little difficult if your theme doesn't already support it.…But if you know a little HTML and CSS, you can certainly do it.…In this movie, I'll show you how to create your own pseudo-page template…using some HTML and CSS.…The first thing I need to do is actually write out some CSS.…So I am going to jump over into a code editing application.…You could do this in any application though, Text Edit, Notepad,…Dreamweaver; doesn't matter.…As long as you know how to write CSS, you're good to go.…
As you can see, I've defined a new class called pagebg.…This class just defines a background color, and a border that's going to surround…the content of the page.…I've also defined a new paragraph style, which changes the typeface from…serif to sans serif.…All I have to do is take this CSS, and copy it to my clipboard.…Then I'll move back into the Tumblr editing window, and I'll scroll down to the…
- 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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