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We can transform any individual site tags as rss by simply going to [sites].tumblr.com/tagged/[tag]/rss and we can also see global tags result by going to tumblr.com/tagged/[tag]

However, tumblr.com/tagged/[tag]/rss isn't a valid page. Is there any API or 3rd party service to transform the global tag into RSS?

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This is not currently possible from Tumblr itself, but you might be able to use a 3rd party service like that offered by FiveFilters.org to create an RSS feed from the Tumblr global tag page: http://createfeed.fivefilters.org/

  1. Enter web page URL: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/cat/

  2. Look for links inside HTML elements whose id or class attribute contains: post_content

  3. Only keep links if link URL contains: /post/

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It kinda works. Not as good as original Tumblr feeds where full content is available, but it did serve my purpose – Martheen Jan 20 '14 at 3:24
This works and that's a great app by the way. But it doesn't let me extract the images from tumblr posts. Any ideas? – swxxii Feb 13 '15 at 1:22

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