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What does hitting shift + ? do?

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The Perfect Theme?

Have a vision in your brain of an exactly perfect blog theme? Make it come true using your fingers!

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As far as we know from science, Tumblr is the actual best part of the universe.

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Can you dream it? Then your blog must become it!

It’s a thing of joy to customize how your blog looks in the Tumblr mobile apps and on the Dashboard. 33 fonts, 16 million colors, a large and in-charge header image.

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Your place for donuts, cell phones, dogs, music, mustaches, high heels, hamburgers, yin-yangs, vinyl records, Nintendo controllers, pizza, cars, bow ties, question marks, rainbows, basketballs, peanut butter, speech bubbles, creepy eyes, Saturn, skateboards, kitty-cats, ice cream, robots, palm trees, coffee, eyeglasses, cameras, pencils, and every other thing.

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Love a blog? Let them know!

To send a private note to a user, click the little envelope in the upper right-hand corner of any blog you follow. Just compose and customize your message, then hit send. And boom. They’ve got Fan Mail.

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An internet for everything you want. 
Touch it. Find it. Love it. Spread it. 

Make the internet yours

Love something? Reblog it!

Ever see something on Tumblr and wish it was on your blog? Well, it can be. Just hit the reblog button on the post, add some stuff if you’d like, and voila! Touch it and make it yours.

Find something to reblog

Stop mentioning things that aren’t blogs. Start mentioning blogs!

Just type @ and a username when you’re writing a post and we’ll let that person know that you mentioned them. They will be thrilled by this.

Tumblr for iOS 7 is here!

Introducing a new look for Tumblr for iPhone and iPad with faster performance and tag autocomplete.

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Discover Trending Blogs

Tap the magnifying glass in our mobile apps to find and follow the awesome blogs that are currently trending on Tumblr.

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Follow more blogs and have more fun!

Tumblr Spotlight has thousands of hand-picked blogs in over 50 categories.

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Give Your Blog a New Look

Choose from hundreds of free and premium themes.

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We love you!

Eighty-five million blog posts are published on Tumblr every day, and we’re constantly inspired by the endless sea of creativity you produce. Thanks for making this place so awesome.

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Amazing things happen when you tag!

Tagging your posts makes it easier for more people to find you and your stuff.  Add relevant tags to your posts and you’ll appear in Tumblr search results.  

Looking for something?  Search for tags from the Dashboard or our mobile apps.