Tumblr is an online blogging and social networking platform created by David Karp. Launched and founded in February 2007, the site became popular by 'Tumble Bloggers', also known as short form bloggers, and quickly gained over 75,000 users. The site was designed to allow short form bloggers to develop their own content as well as connect with other short form bloggers. Today, the site has over 475 million blogs and is a component to Automattic Inc, the same company which owns another popular blog site, WordPress.

What is Tumblr used for?

Tumblr is used as a blogging and social media platform that allows users to publish short form blog posts. Tumblr offers users the ability to completely customize their own pages making the website different from other social media networks. Tumblr is used for ecommerce, personal use, fan groups, and social issues.

How do you delete your Tumblr account?

Delete your Tumblr account by logging into your account in a web browser, clicking the account icon, and clicking on settings in the drop-down menu. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Delete Account button where you will enter your email and password to confirm. Click Delete Everything below the password text box and your account will be deleted.

When was Tumblr created?

Tumblr was created by David Karp on February 1st of 2007. The platform is currently owned by Automattic. Tumblr was inspired by 2 websites: The Projectionist and Anarchai. By July 1st of 2009, Tumblr had 50 million views per month. On August 12 2019, Tumblr became the host of 475 million blogs.

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Tumblr Post - Audio
User interface drawing of Tumblr Audio Posts with measured dimensions and sizes

A Tumblr Dashboard Audio post is an easy way for a user to share music to their followers. A song or sound clip can be upload through a music file or can also be linked from an outside source. If a brand’s work relates directly to music this content is suitable for it.

Tumblr Audio Posts have a height of 169 px and width of 540 px in the Tumblr Dashboard. Audio Posts also include a thumbnail image at 169 x 169 px. Tumblr Audio supports MP3 and embedded formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB. MP3s can be posted once per day.

A Tumblr Dashboard Audio post is an easy way for a user to share music to their followers. A song or sound clip can be upload through a music file or can also be linked from an outside source. If a brand’s work relates directly to music this content is suitable for it.

Tumblr Audio Posts have a height of 169 px and width of 540 px in the Tumblr Dashboard. Audio Posts also include a thumbnail image at 169 x 169 px. Tumblr Audio supports MP3 and embedded formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB. MP3s can be posted once per day.

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Print Sizes: 7.5” x 2.35” | 19.1 x 6 cm

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Tumblr Post - Link
Illustrated dimensions of Tumblr Link Posts measured with height and width

A Tumblr Link Post is one of the custom post formats on Tumblr that focuses attention on a single link. Link posts can be used by businesses to create engagement with their audience and create attention to a promotion or sale and attract new customers to a landing page. The link shared should be related to your specific business.

Tumblr Link Posts have a dashboard width of 540 px (Dashboard) and supports text and styled text. Tumblr Links can include images at 130 x 130 px in JPG, PNG, GIF, or BMP formats.

A Tumblr Link Post is one of the custom post formats on Tumblr that focuses attention on a single link. Link posts can be used by businesses to create engagement with their audience and create attention to a promotion or sale and attract new customers to a landing page.

Tumblr Link Posts have a dashboard width of 540 px (Dashboard) and supports text and styled text. Tumblr Links can include images at 130 x 130 px in JPG, PNG, GIF, or BMP formats.

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Print Sizes: Flexible x 7.5” | Flexible x 19.1 cm

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Tumblr Avatar
Dimensioned layout drawing of the Tumblr Avatar labeled with height and width

Tumblr Avatars, or Profile Photos, are the main icons associated with a user’s specific Tumblr account. Tumblr Avatars appears next to a user’s posts with the Tumblr Dashboard, within their follower’s feeds, and next to the follow buttons when someone visits a user’s page. Avatars help establish the brand identity or personality of an account.

Tumblr Avatars have a square height of 128 px and width of 128 px for an aspect ratio of 1:1. Avatars appear as 64 x 64 px in posts and support JPG, PNG, and GIF formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB.

Tumblr Avatars, or Profile Photos, are the main icons associated with a user’s specific Tumblr account. Tumblr Avatars appears next to a user’s posts with the Tumblr Dashboard, within their follower’s feeds, and next to the follow buttons when someone visits a user’s page.

Tumblr Avatars have a square height of 128 px and width of 128 px for an aspect ratio of 1:1. Avatars appear as 64 x 64 px in posts and support JPG, PNG, and GIF formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB.

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Tumblr Sponsored Carousel
User interface drawing of Tumblr Sponsored Carousels with measured dimensions and sizes on mobile and desktop

Tumblr Sponsored Carousels are customized content wrappers that allow users to click or scroll through multiple sponsored images. As primarily an image-centric platform, Tumblr Sponsored Carousels provide more sponsored content in a limited package compared to static imagery and give user's more options for engagement without taking up extra screen space.

Tumblr Sponsored Carousels have a variable stretching height and dashboard width of 540 px. Sponsored Carousels can include between 3-5 cards, support JPG, PNG, and GIF formats, and a maximum file size of 5 MB each.

Tumblr Sponsored Carousels are customized content wrappers that allow users to click or scroll through multiple sponsored images. As primarily an image-centric platform, Tumblr Sponsored Carousels provide more sponsored content in a limited sized package compared to static imagery.

Tumblr Sponsored Carousels have a variable stretching height and dashboard width of 540 px. Sponsored Carousels can include between 3-5 cards, support JPG, PNG, and GIF formats, and a maximum file size of 5 MB each.

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Print Sizes: Flexible x 7.5” | Flexible x 19.1 cm

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Tumblr Post - Photo Set
Dimensioned layout drawing of Tumblr Photo Sets labeled with height and width

A Tumblr Dashboard Photo Set is made up of multiple images and is displayed in the Dashboard of user’s followers. A photo set allows users to post several photos at once and include some text. Photo sets can attract new followers and can incorporate up to 10 images. Photo Sets automatically organize the photos into grids based on the types and sizes of photos that are uploaded.

Tumblr Photo Set Posts have an overall height that stretches and individual image widths of 177, 268, and 540 px within the Dashboard. Photo Sets can be split into 1, 2, or 3 columns with image widths of 540 px, 268 px, and 177 px respectively. Tumblr Photo Sets support JPG, PNG, GIF and BMP formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB each.

A Tumblr Dashboard Photo Set is made up of multiple images and is displayed in the Dashboard of user’s followers. A photo set allows users to post several photos at once and include some text. Photo sets can attract new followers and can incorporate up to 10 images.

Tumblr Photo Set Posts have an overall height that stretches and individual image widths of 177, 268, and 540 px within the Dashboard. Photo Sets can be split into 1, 2, or 3 columns with image widths of 540 px, 268 px, and 177 px respectively. Tumblr Photo Sets support JPG, PNG, GIF and BMP formats with a maximum file size of 10 MB each.

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Gutter Spacing: 4 px

Print Sizes: Flexible x 7.5” | Flexible x 19.1 cm

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