Tumblr fun with tags and image viewers
June 28, 2008
Take advantage of the Tumblr tagging field to give your readers another way to filter and browse your content. Some options for tagging include:
Tumblr Tag Cloud Generator
Enter the URL for your Tumblr site (e.g. yourname.tumblr.com) to generate a cloud of links from all of your tags. Tags can be generated alphabetically or by frequency. Once you have the cloud, grab the script code and paste it into your Tumblr’s HTML. Here’s my tag cloud:
Easy Tag Filtering
An easy way to filter your tags is by simply using your Tumblr URL. Simply paste your tag keyword at the end your Tumblr URL as follows: http://YOURTUMBLRNAME.tumblr.com/tagged/TAG
I’ve tagged my Tumblr quotations here – http://angelacw.tumblr.com/tagged/quotations
Read more about tag filtering on the Tumblr Staff blog.
If you’re looking for some fun ways to display your images, take a look at these image viewers.
Tumbler Image Viewer: Put the username you’d like to view in the url (ex: imageview/tumblinas.com)
Tumbler Mosaic Viewer
Other Fun and Useful tools
Tumblr Shuffle Script: Use this script to generate a random shuffle of your Tumblr blog posts. A fun way for your readers to view previous posts.
Tumbleweed is a desktop client which allows users to view posts and create new ones from their desktop. Tumblweed supports most features on Tumblr as well as allowing photos posts from webcams, clipboards, or drag-and-dropping. It works on both Windows and Mac. Tumbleweed runs on the free AdobeAir client.
The other great news is that there’s now an official Tumblr Staff blog. Check the blog for “the latest development updates, features, community spotlights, notices, events, tips, tutorials, hacks, meetups, themes, antics, philosophy, and trade secrets”.
Looking for some Tumblr themes? Tumblr Themes has an extensive repository of custom themes. You can filter themes by design, colour, and creator. At last check there were 74 themes available for download.
Leave a message in the comment box, If you have a great Tumblr tool to recommend.