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:
…where you can replace
features with your tag name and use underscores to separate multiple words in a tag, like
new_tumblr_features. Underscores in the URL are interpreted as spaces in the name, so that tag would actually be entered as
"new tumblr features".
The standard view shows posts in reverse-chronological order (latest posts on top), like your tumblelog’s front page. If you want the opposite (earliest posts on top), you can append
/chrono to any tag URL to display the posts in chronological order, like this:
It’s a great way to present all posts relevant to a certain event or a category (e.g.
You can link to these URLs in your Description for commonly used tags, or you can link each post to its tags using the new Custom Theme variables.