I'm looking for a quote that is along the lines of "tourists go to places where other people are wanting to leave/can't leave" except much more nuanced? [more inside]
A while ago I saw a two-panel comic, probably on Tumblr (since it's a very Tumblry sentiment), which was a takeoff on the "people these days just stare at their phones" genre, but which showed that those same people were using their devices to connect to friends and loved ones. Help me find it? [more inside]
How do your backup your Tumblr? I was using revert.io but they just switched to a paid model which is kind of pricey. This tool doesn't work anymore. What are other people doing?
I use Statcounter to track who visits my Tumblr, and a couple of IP addresses in a couple of towns are giving me some concern. [more inside]
I came across a blog that interests me. I want to read it in order from oldest to newest. Managed to find the first post, but can't figure out how to "page" through to the next post, and keep reading in order.
I saw this leather jacket (and scarf, although a friend swears it's a sweater) on Tumblr but sadly the original poster didn't cite the source and doesn't have an ask box so I cannot ask him/her directly: [more inside]
Google-fu has the flu. Need a Tumblr theme with the following characteristics: responsive design; minimal (aesthetically); single-column layout; no sidebar; supports tags; displays tags on homepage; supports tag pages; supports google analytics; has searchbox; has social media sharing on posts (including minimally twitter, facebook & tumbler); has section somewhere for "about site owner--brief bio, site owner's social media follow icons (minimally twitter, but fb, linkedin, & pinterest would be grand) & an email contact link; customizable color palette. Love the look of Firefly, Footnote, & Simplist as aesthetic examples but both are lacking a few key things. Sadness. Most of the posts will be text, so a site geared toward photogs isn't ideal as there is usually so much white space. That's an issue with Simplist. Thanks for using your noodle on my behalf. Appreciate the suggestions.
I've been working on an exciting food project near and dear to me. But I'm unsure which platform would be better suited to its needs. [more inside]
I like reading the blog Fosterhood, but ever since I moved last week and got new internet from TWC (not sure if it has anything to do with it, but that's the timing) I'm only getting this on the loading page: "Not Found The URL you requested could not be found." I can access material in archives that has been posted since the move so I think it's me and not the site. How do I fix it? [more inside]
I'm hoping to find a user script for Tumblr that will go from the default 1 column layout to something that has 5-6 columns to take advantage of my widescreen monitor. I've found a userscript that gets partway there ("minimal three column layout"), but it suppresses the Like & Repost buttons. I've tried modifying it to have 5 columns instead of three, but I don't know java for beans. Would someone in the hivemind be able to tweak this appropriately, or know another way to get a better layout?
Chrome won't let me access the Metafilter homepage--among other issues. I am not having this problem with Safari or Firefox. [more inside]
Tumblr recently switched out their flash-based music player with a new, more mobile-friendly one. That's good, except the new one is devastatingly ugly and has totally different proportions. I'm not even sure it's displaying correctly - the arrow is off-center, the text looks wonky. I have been trying in vain to find ways of fiddling with its attributes, but the ones exposed are very limited. Has anyone else noticed this problem with the look, and has anyone had any success in customizing it? [more inside]
Recent changes in Tumblr's layout have made it unusable for me. What do I do? [more inside]
My Tumblr has stopped posting entries. It’s only my third day. It previews nicely but disappears when I hit the “post” button. What could the problem be? I have an email into Tumblr but their help page was so unhelpful I am not hopeful.
An mp3 embedded in a tumblr post; iPhone plays it, iPad doesn't. Why? [more inside]
Scroll bar acting CRAZY in my Tumblr edit window when using IE8. [more inside]
What is tumblr roleplay? [more inside]
I have a self-hosted WordPress blog in which every post is an image (with alt-text) and a single comment. I'd like to move this material over to a Tumblr blog. The site has two years' worth of material, with about three posts per week. I've done a Google search and it seems there are three methods for migrating WordPress content to Tumblr. All involve exporting the WordPress Blog to XML first, which I've done. [more inside]
I'm new to Tumblr. Which are the best Tumblrblogs to follow, particularly in the realms of literature/arts/film/tv/comics/culture, science fiction, stand-up comedy and comedy podcasting, lefty politics, and MetaFilter-style "potpourri"? Thanks in advance.
So after reading the recent posts in the Blue and MeTa about Cory Doctorow, I've come to wonder if there are any really worthwhile alternatives to BoingBoing out there. [more inside]
Found this movie still (?) on Tumblr. Where is it from? [more inside]
What are your favorite bookish tumblrs? [more inside]
How can I add a comments box to my tumblr blog? Tumblr says they have an option to install but it doesn't seem to be working. Any ideas?
I have a website with the domain registered via namecheap, and the hosting via NearlyFreeSpeech. The setup works fine for static content, but I'd like to get a tumblr blog that can be reached via my domain. Is this possible with this setup, or is the best I can hope for a link from a site hosted online? [more inside]
I want to follow more Christian tumblr blogs. Can you recommend any that have good quotes and/or write substantial blog posts? I would prefer a minimum of politics. [more inside]
Is it possible to create a side-scrolling and sideways posting Tumblr theme? [more inside]
I want my tumblr 'likes' to be readable via RSS. Tumblr does allow you to export your data (including 'likes') by xml or json via their API. Unfortunately I have no clue how to get started and would appreciate any help. Thanks.
How do I "follow" a non-Tumblr blog on Tumblr? [more inside]
Are there any documented examples of people moving from a bunch of 3rd party services like Flickr, Vimeo, or Tumblr "back" to the centralized, does-everything, monolithic my-own-website model? [more inside]
Is their a service that would allow me to upload my images and embed them into my website in a particular style (see this link for a crude mock-up). I also want the ability for the user to click on an image and for a bigger version to appear (using jQuery or some other javacript library). [more inside]
Tumblr question: How can I set my tumblr page up so that people can only get to a post if they have the specific link for that post? [more inside]
I'm hiring, and in addition to interviewing, checking references (official and un-), etc., I'd like to see how candidates are using Twitter, Facebook, and/or Tumblr. Facility with this stuff isn't a primary requirement of the job, but it's helpful; I also think it's a good way to gauge a candidate's judgement and to see how they manage their public face. On the other hand, it feels like following or friending is weird, or possibly an invasion of privacy. Is it?
In what programming language and language framework is Tumblr written? [more inside]
What are your favorite design / image / art tumblrs? I'd like to start building a collection of feeds to get cool images for inspiration. [more inside]
I have a Tumblr blog and a collection of photos. I'd like a photo from the collection to automatically be posted on the Tumblr blog once per day. Is this (or something like it) possible? [more inside]
I'm merging my digital life into one conglomerate website. I have a wordpress blog, tumblr, twitter page, blogspot blog, and a page for my music project being joined on my new domain. Can I do this without making my site busy or ugly? [more inside]
I'm looking for a way to have my Movable Type blog updated when I update my status on Twitter or post a link/image/other to my Tumblr page. I can't figure out what to do, though. [more inside]