Tumblr Comments Box Needed
September 30, 2011 5:19 PM   Subscribe

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?
posted by InterestedInKnowing to Computers & Internet (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Do you mean the ask box? It's under Settings. Check "Let people ask questions." Here's a video, if that helps.
posted by kingfishers catch fire at 5:24 PM on September 30, 2011

Tumblr supports Disqus, a third party discussion platform. Instructions.
posted by Foci for Analysis at 5:24 PM on September 30, 2011 [2 favorites]

Some themes don't support disqus, which is pretty much the only game in town for Tumblr comments. There isn't an easy way to search for disqus-compatible themes besides google, but a good portion are. You'll also need a disqus account to make comments work right.
posted by sleeping bear at 9:49 PM on September 30, 2011

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