Tumblr Dictionary

Hello Everyone! I decide to make a Tumblr Dictionary: Read, Learn and Discover the Tumblr World for everyone to read it. Tumblr terms in simple words. For example what extension, favicons or Re-blog means. We all start without knowing "what re-blog means" or "posting", right? Here's a simple dictionary from your friend Tumblog-it! share it with everyone you can. Is free and any new words are welcome.

Ask Box: the ask box allows your visitors to send you "questions/ask" or "comment" privately. After you answer you can choose to make it public or stay private.

Blog:  platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio. (media files)

Blogging: means to post on blogs, can be more than one. Search for post.

Blogroll: Blogroll: Is a  list of hyperlinks to other blogs or websites.  A blogroll is a page that you create and shows everyone who your following.

Dashboard: Is the main page of Tumblr, it shows all the post, messages, quotes, etc., from the blogs that you follow.

Extension: Extensions are extra features or small programs that can be add it  to your web browser (Google Chrome, FifreFox or Internet Explorer). By using an extension on Tumblr you can simplify many options, for example: you can re-blog faster, see who un-follow you, in other words allows you to blog faster and easier. The most popular extensions for Tumblr right now are: Missing-E and Tumblr Life.

Favicons:  a favicon is a shortcut icon, is that small icon like this  you see on top of the tab on your browser. For more you can visit: Install a Favicon on your Tumblr Blog! Is fun and easy.

Follow:  when you follow a Tumblr Blog allows you to see everything they post on their blog. It will show on your Dashboard.

Follower: If a visitor likes your blog the will "click" on the following button, allowing them to see everything you post on your blog.

Font: Fonts are a set of "letters" you can download (free or paying) from the internet. For example visit Fonts to see the different ones.

GIF: gif is a type of format for image files. Most of the time GIF in tumblr means photo animations.

• Hashtag: Hashtags are words or phrases prefixed with the symbol #, is a short message used on social networking (aka. Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, etc) that can be tag with any word.

HTML: Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.

Link: A link is a reference location that anyone can go to. Just by clicking on the "link" it will take you to another website or blog.

Missing-E: this is an extension that Tumblr uses. It simplifies your Tumblr experience. For more visit: Missing-E! The new Tumblr Experience!

Plugins: Small files that can be add to your blog. For example Music, Counters, adding the facebook "like" button. etc. Visit Plugins features for your Tumblr.

Password: In the world of Tumblr is a secret word that you choose to make your blog private. Only those with your password can enter the blog. Search also Private Blog.

Post / Posting: a post or posting, means when someone creates a message and submit it to an Internet board or blog.

• Portrait Photo: Is the photo that your visitors will see. Is what "shows" who you are on  Tumblr. Visit  Tutorial: How to Change your Portrait Photo.

Private Blog: You can make your blog Private on Tumblr. Choosing a password makes your blog private. How to do that? Visit Tutorial: Password Protect your Tumblr Blog!

•  Re-direct: In Tumblr Re-directing a page means to send the visitor to another website, blog or another page on your Tumblr Blog. Visit Tutorial: How to Re-direct a Page from Tumblr.

Re-blog:  re-blogging something on Tumblr means to re-write or re-post a photo, text, quote or any post that another person post on their blog. You can re-blog without following a specific blog on Tumblr. Is almost like re-tweeting on twitter. Search also for Post/Posting.

Reply: A reply is an answer from the other person. If your asking something  the other person should "reply as soon as possible".

URL: Is an abbreviation for the uniform (or universal) resource locator, the address of a World Wide Web page.

Tag: tags are labels or "attach" words on your posts. You can tag photos, text, quotes, etc., on Tumblr. Visit Tutorial: How to Tag your Tumblr Posts.

• Tumblelog: is a blog where the owner or visitors post frequently. The posts can be photos, audio, text, etc.

• Tumblr: is a blogging platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to their tumblr blog. Users can follow your blog, the service is completely free and user friendly.

Widget: a widget is an application or component that allows visitors to access a service or perform an action. For example: polls, listening to music, social widgets, etc.


Header: The top part of the Tumblr Blog, is where most people usually put their title or banner.
• Footer:  is the bottom part of the blog. On Tumblr it usually contains the >> next or  << previous buttons.
Sidebar: sidebars are the columns on the side of the blog. Can be on the right, left or both.

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