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How To Avoit Getting The Gray Box on Tumblr for Gifs and other Pictures

There are two main methods to get rid of the gray gif box on Tumblr and let your readers enjoy your GIFs and other regular pictures as well from the dashboard.

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What is the Best Time of The Day to Publish on Tumblr?

Is there such a thing as the optimal time to publish a post on Tumblr, Is it possible to know what is the right scheduling time for queued posts to go live?. According to the hugely popular URL Shortener Site BitLy, Tumblr does have an activity pattern that is predictable ahd behaves quite different from Facebook or Twitter, they recently show several charts displaying the number of clicks their bitly links get through different networks and times of the day where they receive the most traffic from those same networks.

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How To Import Your WordPress Blog Into Tumblr

We’ve finally found a solution that allows you to import your wordpress posts into Tumblr (the other way around means the same, to export your wordpress posts to tumblr). Until now, Getting your Tumblr Content into WordPress (self-hosted or not) is far more easy, just by judging the amount of plugins and scripts available.

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How To Make a Banner for Tumblr

Making a banner for Tumblr is actually easy. However, people usually have a hard time trying to add the banner on Tumblr, since they just don’t know where to put the code.

This guide is divided into two parts, the first one tells you the best sites to create the banner. The second part is the actual tutorial that tells you how to put that banner on your site.

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How To Backup Your Tumblr Blog

Even though Tumblr has a theme restore function, it still lacks a built-in option to move your tumblr to another location, or import posts from another blog.

That is why always wise to backup your tumblr blog, specially before your tumblr blog gets suspended without previous notice.

But bear in mind, that media such as music or images will have to be download using different tools from those featured here, but don’t worry, we also have tutorials for that.

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How To Restore (and BackUp) a Tumblr Theme

If you’ve made of your tumblr theme a major mess and think you need to start from scratch reinstalling the original layout, we have good news for you.

Tumblr has a feature that allows you to recover an old version of your theme back, actually, the last 20 versions are stored.

Bear in mind that you will just restore the layout, not the content itself.

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How To Change Your Tumblr URL and Name

If you changed your mind and decided to change your Tumblr URL (a.k.a Tumblr Name or subdomain) you can easily do it without losing a single one of your followers.

Bear in mind that a good tumblr name caughts the attention of new followers and could be the difference between getting reblogged or not.

In the second part of this tutorial, we tell you how to keep your old url and redirect your visitors to your new url when they visit your blog directly just in case they don’t the dashboard that much.

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How To Add Captions To Tumblr (or Delete, Hide and And Insert Pics under Them)

On this article you will find the answer to the most common issues users find when trying to edit and manipulate Tumblr Captions.

Another very common question we address on this tutorial is how you manage to get the vertical grey line going down your username when you use captions in reblogs and replies.

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How To Install an “Under Construction” Tumblr Theme

Sometimes you just want to test your new theme or if you are making some changes to it, you might just want to do it in another secondary blog.

However, there’s an “under construction” tumblr theme available that still let your followers visit your archive and see your updates while you have your layout offline.

Follow the tutorial below to learn how to install it.

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