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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes by Bud E. Smith

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LESSON 9Creating a Quote Post

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to create a Tumblr quote post.

Quote Posts for Your Tumblog

The variety of types of posts is one of the secrets of Tumblr. It’s the only widely used blogging service that has such a variety of posts. Another secret of Tumblr is the ease of using the variety of post types. By making text, photos, quotes, links, chats, audio clips, and videos all available from the top of the Dashboard, each available “at the push of a button,” Tumblr encourages you to use them all at least occasionally.

Using these different post types is part of what makes a tumblog special. The posts encourage you to use a variety of media types. Many blogging tools differentiate between technically different types, ...

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