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How to Embed a Tumblr Share Button on WordPress

How to Embed a Tumblr Share Button on WordPress

Tumblr is a popular microblogging platform and social networking website that is widely used to share things with friends, promote businesses and enlarge social relations. It allows users to share and add like to a post not only inside the website, but also on other social media. In the following, our editors give the company a simple introduction and carefully describe how to add a Tumblr Share Button on WordPress website.

About Tumblr

Tumblr is a microblog, with which users can follow other members and read post shared by them. In this network, users can release text, photo, quote, link, chat, audio and video on the it. But what differs this company from its peers is that it values a lot to self-creation and easy-to-use design. Moreover, it put much more attention on content rather than social function.

Till now, there are millions of users and blogs on this website. However, it has a large number of differences with WordPress, and you can read this WordPress VS Tumblr to know more about their commons and differences. Even, Tumblr is a great choice for WordPress websites to get promoted.

About Tumbler Share Button for WordPress

Generally speaking, there are 4 groups of buttons on this with different image or background. You can choose one according to personal appetite and post’s content.

Tumbler Button

  • Tumbler. +: The design of this button is very clear and easy to understand. It is an integration of the name of the company and the popular symbol +.
  • Tumbler.: This one is the name of the company adding a simple stop. It’s more serious and official compared with other buttons, which is designed for websites that share formal information, technical or academic articles such as whatswp.com.
  • T share on Tumblr: As the name shows, this one gives a brief introduction of its function and usage. Besides, it is the biggest one and is easy to be noticed. If adding this one, you don’t have to worry your readers may miss it. However, on the other side, it has 4 words, which is possibly to distract readers’ attention. Thus, choose it with cautious.
  • T: This is the clearest and simplest one but you don’t have to worry readers might miss it. The company adds a blue background for this button to make it outstanding.

Add the Button with Codes

This method is comparatively easy and only consumes several minutes. This one is time-saving even beginners can operate successfully without any hassle.

Firstly, put the code below in your Footer.php file.

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Secondly, place the code in this page to where you want the button present.

Add the Button from WordPress DashBoard

This method is a little bit complicated but can minimize the possibility for mistakes. Thus, this is highly recommended for webmasters.

Firstly, go to your WordPress site and slid down to Plugins, then click on it. Then choose Tumblr widget and install it. Then you need to login to your Tumblr account and type in your email, password and URL address


Next, build a custom share button for your page. Go to http://www.tumblr.com/buttons and you can see there are several buttons to be chosen. Pick one that you prefer and get their code.


You are able to find the code for Tumbler. +, Tumbler. and T share on Tumblr in this page.

And you can click here to find the code for T.

After this, go to your WordPress website and put the code before tag, then you can see the share button is successfully built.


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