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I have just created a Tumblr blog using the Fluid theme. After creating a new post, I added a few tags, but then I noticed that the tags do not show up along with the post.

I tried searching for an option to make the tags visible, but I could not find it. As it was pointed out, apparently not all themes display the tags.

How do I make the tags visible if using the Fluid theme? What changes do I have to make to its HTML?

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The blog "missingfaktor" seems to have been moved off Tumblr. –  Peter Mortensen Aug 7 '11 at 22:08
    
@Peter: Yes, it's been moved to blogger. –  missingfaktor Aug 8 '11 at 5:59
    
The link to the now gone Tumblr isn't necessary, but at least we have the source code –  Eight Days of Malaise Aug 15 '11 at 4:15
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  1. Go to the Customize section after you log in
  2. Click on the Theme tab
  3. Click Use custom HTML

This will bring up a edit box that contains the HTML and tumblr code used by the theme.

Put the code for the tags somewhere between the opening {block:Posts} and closing {/block:Posts} tags.

To start off easy, let's put the tags at the bottom of all your post types.

Where you see the following line:

{/block:Posts}

Insert the following starting chunk to look like this:

    {block:HasTags}
       {block:Tags}
          <a href="{TagURL}">{Tag}</a>
       {/block:Tags}
    {/block:HasTags}

{/block:Posts}
  1. Click Update preview in the lower right corner of the edit box (or it will update itself)
  2. Click Save + Close in the upper right of the dashboard.

Refresh your tumblr blog and you should now see the tags display.

You can read more of the specific tags markup needed on the Tags section of "Creating a custom HTML theme"

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Thanks a lot. That worked. :-) –  missingfaktor Apr 4 '11 at 3:45
    
I inserted the block of code you suggested and it worked, but with the theme I'm using, the tags ended up showing beneath the post box, so that the previous post sits on top of the tags, covering them up. Any suggestions? –  user11746 Jun 24 '11 at 18:54
    
@mir If tags are being blocked/overlapped by another post block, check the height mentioned in the CSS in case it's not allowing you enough height –  Eight Days of Malaise Jun 24 '11 at 20:18
    
This post addresses the problem Miranda mentioned. –  Abby T. Miller Sep 10 '11 at 14:31
    
this isn't working for me? could it just be my particular theme or is there something i'm doing wrong? –  user13977 Oct 11 '11 at 19:18
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