What Tumblr Is and How To Use It: A Practical Guide

Auto-Post Tumblr to Twitter and Facebook

Adding Facebook and Twitter posting to Tumblr

Log in to the Twitter and/or Facebook accounts you want to connect to Tumblr.

  • Click your Tumblr blog’s name at the top of the Dashboard, then the Settings link on the right sidebar.
  • For Facebook:
    1. Click the setup button, which will launch the Tumblr app setup.
    2. Click Allow to give the app access to basic information.
    3. Enter your Tumblr URL, then click Start Importing this blog.
    4. Click Allow when the app asks for permission to post to your wall.
    5. Your posts will automatically show up on your wall and in friends’ news feeds in truncated form with a link back to your blog.
  • For Twitter:
    1. Click Sign in with Twitter.
    2. Click Allow to give Tumblr posting permissions.
    3. All posts will be sent to Twitter, in truncated form, unless you uncheck the Post to Twitter box in the Create Post page.

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  1. Jesse B Andersen Says:

    Some of Tumblr’s templates look really amazing… That was about the only thing I liked about it. I just didn’t see clear advantages over other services like Blogger.

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