How do I put a Tumblr theme on my blog?

How do I put a Tumblr theme on my blog?

How to Take a Tumblr Theme From Someone Else

  1. Navigate to and log into your Tumblr dashboard.
  2. Navigate to the Tumblr blog whose theme you want to copy.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the blog and click the theme name in the footer.
  4. Click “Install Theme” to apply the theme to your Tumblr blog.

How do I customize my Tumblr blog?

Click “Settings” under the account menu at the top of the dashboard. Choose the blog you’d like to update on the right side of the page, then click “Edit theme” in the Website Theme section. Click the Edit HTML button and edit the custom HTML as desired in the source code editor.

How do you code a Tumblr theme from scratch?

Visit your Tumblr dashboard, select a blog, and click Customize. In the next screen, click the Edit HTML link. You’ll be presented with a text editor that will show the HTML contents of your current theme. Replace those contents with the code of the new Tumblr theme we just built.

How do Tumblr themes work?

Themes use a mixture of code, including HTML, CSS and Javascript. Tumblr themes use a standard set of blocks to define the areas of code that apply to different posts and sections of the blog.

Is Tumblr customizable?

The primary element available for customization on Tumblr is your choice of “skin” or theme — the look, feel and organization of your Tumblelog. You can also select the fonts for your blog’s name, page content and accents. Additionally, you may choose a background color or image to further set your blog apart.

Can I make my own Tumblr theme?

Follow these steps to successfully customize your theme: 1) When you’re signed in to Tumblr, head to your customization page at 2) Click on the Theme button, and select a theme that you want to edit. Now, click on “use custom HTML” at the bottom of the Theme menu.

What language do Tumblr themes use?

Creating themes with Tumblr requires prerequisite knowledge of HTML and CSS, so it is important that you are up to scratch with these languages.

How do you make a design on Tumblr?


  1. Open your Web browser, and navigate to the Tumblr homepage.
  2. Click the name of your blog at top of the page next to the “Dashboard” link.
  3. Click the “Customize appearance” button.
  4. Click the “Theme” heading from the toolbar at the top of the theme customization page.