1. How to Create a Tumblr Theme (Code Structure) by 1stwebdesigner
As we have previously seen, Tumblr allows its uses to create custom themes giving the owner of a tumbleblog the ability to truly customise their tumbleblog to be their own. While tumblr coding is fairly easy to pick up compared to other more complex blogging systems, I want to give you an insight into the code and structure we are going to be deploying next time around when we set about converting a psd to tumblr.
2. A Rough Guide to the excellent Tumblr by speckyboy
I had a request from a long term client to design six different Tumblr themes, to be honest the first question I thought of was: ‘Why?’. Being a very good client I thought I had better looked into things, have an educated answer ready for all his questions, and then ask him again: ‘Why, oh, why?’.
I had a fair idea what tumblr was, a lesser WordPress, maybe a more functional Twitter. I knew nothing. For those that read this blog, they will know that I love simple things, simple apps, clean and simple designs…etc. Tumblr fits into this category, its simplicity is what makes it a must for all. Really, go and have a look, it blew me away at how great it was.
3. Getting Started with Tumblr & Custom Theme Design by Line25
Websites powered by Tumblr (or Tumblelogs , or tlogs) are becoming increasingly popular. Tumblr fills the gap between Twitter and the full blog, allowing users to post short updates in text, video, photo, link, chat, quote and audio formats quickly and easily. Let’s take a look at the basics of what Tumblr is, and how to get a tumblelog of your own up and running.
4. Things to Know About Custom Tumblr Theme Design by buildinternet
Tumblr has done a lot of growing over the past few years. Recently I’ve had to develop a few themes inside of Tumblr for part of a larger overall campaign. Coming from WordPress, I appreciated the platform’s simplicity, but wasn’t sure about how customizable it would actually be. I was under the impression that custom theme design was a lot more complicated than it actually is.
This post goes over a few of the basic questions that I’ve come across in starting with custom theme development for Tumblr blogs. It’s not a definitive list, but should help get you moving the first time through.
At this moment, surely, you must have heard something about Tumblr, but in case you haven’t, we can summarize by telling it’s a platform for microblogging. We can publish texts, audio, photos, quotes, links etc in a very easy way.
As other users can follow our posts, comment on them or ask questions to us, Tumblr can be considered a great social tool. Apart from being very easy to use, we can also customize it’s appearance, so it shares our business look and feel, or simply because we prefer some other appearance.