Markdown now supported via email, mobile
When sending Tumblr a mobile email post, you can now optionally include Markdown syntax to create rich text formatting. Simply include !m in any part of an email’s subject or body to enable Markdown for that message. (The !m code will be automatically removed from the final version.)
We’ve just made a few changes to make your tumblelogs a bit more accessible and search-engine friendly. One thing you’ll probably notice right away: Permalink URLs now include a summary of the post content. http://www.davidslog.com/post/34145219/dont-laugh-at-us This makes the URLs a little more attractive, and can help search engines identify your posts. (Huge thanks to the guys at...
Charlottesville Tumblr Meetup →
Are you sick and tired of seeing all of these big city slicker tumblr meet ups? Be there this Friday, May 23.
New feature: Tag filtering
You’ve been able to enter tags on posts for a while using the “Show advanced options” link. Most people use tags to indicate categories or topics, such as vacation, music, photography. Today, we’ve added two new ways to use tags: Tags can now be displayed for each post in your theme (see the Custom Theme reference’s new Tags section). You can link to URLs that look like this: ...
Login limit increased
We’ve just increased the number of allowed simultaneous logins from 3 to 5. This means that you can be logged into Tumblr on 5 different browsers without having to re-enter your email address and password. This is handy if you want to use a home computer, a work computer, a mobile phone, and a laptop — or if you use multiple web browsers on one computer. As always, you can manually...
Hello, I'm Rachel.
Hello everyone, my name is Rachel, but you may already know me as Rach. At the end of April, I will have been on Tumblr for six months. And I will be helping to spotlight some of the great things we’ve been finding. Here’s how I got involved in this whole business: The night before Halloween last year, I dipped one tentative toe into the waters of Tumblr, posting the scan of a...
Don't laugh at us
Yes, it’s totally silly that one year after launching Tumblr, we’re moving the official Tumblr blog off of Wordpress because it was too much work to update. We want to spotlight all of the neat stuff happening on Tumblr. So today we’re announcing the official Tumblr tumblelog: staff.tumblr.com There’s a lot we want to do here. In addition to showing off the new features...