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

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LESSON 11Creating a Chat Post

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

Chat Posts for Your Tumblog

Chat posts are pretty specialized, even for Tumblr, with its many kinds of posts, all equally available from the top level. A chat post is a post in which two or more people or characters exchange comments. Tumblr automatically formats the comments from the different “speakers” distinctively, so that it’s visually easy to pick up who’s “speaking” with a given comment.

I have a lot of respect for Tumblr and its support for a variety of ways of communicating, but chat posts, until you get used to using them, seem to border on being a stupid pet trick. However, if used correctly, even chat posts—which might be the least frequently ...

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