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Email Subscription Forms for Tumblr

The following email subscription widgets for Tumblr allow to build email lists, which can be used to keep your visitors updated every a certain period of time through email. Some of these forms work through RSS, but are pretty limited when configuring the publishing options through email, other a much sofisticated and used by thousands of marketers around the web.

Before you start, make sure you don’t “spam” your tumblr sucscribers every single day, if you do this, they will end up unsubscribing for sure. Try to send email updates just once a Week, or every 15 days.

Do not mistake an email subscription widget for a contact form, the latter just works pretty much the same as your ask page and sends you the message to the email address you just added.

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How To Add Formspring Widget Box for Tumblr

We’ve previously written how you can automatically publish your formspring updates to tumblr. However, you can now also add a formspring widget box to your tumblr theme so your followers don’t even have to leave the site in order to ask any question.

You can also replace the regular Ask Me tumblr page for a formspring ask page.

The tutorials, after the jump.

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How To Add a Pinterest Widget for Tumblr

For all those Tumblr users with their own Pinterest account, that want to show off their pinterest pictures to other fellow tumblrs, a pinterest widget for Tumblr can be easily added to your tumblr sidebar by using some free RSS Feed plugins.

Don’t worry if yet have to find the pinterest rss of the board you are interest to put in your tumblr theme, below there are some examples.

Do not mistake this with integrating Pinterest and Tumblr, with the method mentioned in that post, you will be able to automatically get your pinterest pins published in your Tumblr Blog as photo posts.

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Flag Counter Widgets for Tumblr

Have you seen any Tumblr blog displaying a small counter full of flags indicating where visitors where coming from and how many times your Tumblr got reached by people from a certain country?.

We’ll give you a list with the best flag counters for Tumblr, you just need to paste some code into your theme to make it work.

All flag counter plugins mentioned here are absolutely free.

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How To Add a Twitter Widget Feed to Your Tumblr Sidebar

Ever wanted to add a twitter widget to your tumblr blog so everyone can follow your latest tweet updates?

Besides adding a tweet this button, this twitter plugin can be added anywhere within your tumblr theme, as long as you paste the code properly.

The twitter feed being displayed in your Tumblr blog can actually be customized to show only your favourite tweets. Follow the tutorial below:

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Best Tumblr Hit Counters available Online for Free

Here is a compilation with the best tumblr hit counters that available online totally free. You should not mistake these tumblr widgets with a tumblr visitor tracker, since the latter offer a lot more of information about the visits you receive, gathering stats like time they stayed, pages they visited, etc.

A Tumblr Hit Counter just shows off to your visitors how many people have reached your tumblr during the last, day, week, or since the very first day they were installed.

And considering you can trick the widget by inserting the initial number you want to start with, it’s just a tool to have fun with.

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How To Add a Grooveshark Playlist Widget on Tumblr

Grooveshark remains the most popular widget music player for Tumblr. Given that it has almost every song and album track you ever heard of, for free, it’s obviously the first choice for Tumblr users when adding music playlists (autoplay or not) on their tumblr blogs.

Even though grooveshark widgets have been there for quite a while, the way you obtain the grooveshark playlist code has changed a bit.

Follow the tutorial below to learn how to create a Tumblr Grooveshark Widget.

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Tumblr Followers Counter Widget

There’s one method of displaying your followers on a single page, however, when those followers are counted in the hundreds, then it’s just not the most proper way of showing off, since it could slow down your blog a lot. The most simple way of getting a Tumblr Counter is by installing followerscounter.com widget in your theme’s html.

Follow the tutorial below (the tumblr follower counter badge is free !!)

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How To Add Disqus Comments To Tumblr


The most popular comment widget for Tumblr is without a doubt, Disqus.  It’s being used not only here but also in platforms like blogspot and free wordpress blogs, the reason for it is that is easy to install and embed in your tumblr theme, nice looking and has tons of customizable features.  It’s works a lot like a micro forum for each of your posts.

Inserting Disqus Comments Box code in your Tumblr Theme.

  1. First of all, you need to register the Tumblr you are going to embed the Disqus comments in right Disqus for Tumblr installation instructions. Just make sure to locate the following code in your theme:  {/block:Posts}. Now, the block: posts tag you are looking for is the last one, in case there's more than one.
    Also, go to customize >>> Appereance >> and check out if you have a box for a Disqus shortname, if you do, you just have to insert the shortname provided by Disqus and you are ready to go, otherwise, you need to add the code manually.
  2. Once you added the code, both for the comments box and the “number of comments” tag save and close.