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How can I show color-coded Python snippets in my Tumblr blog

I have a Tumblr-managed blog, on which I post a lot of Python-related posts. How do I make the Python snippets in my posts show color-coded?
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How to format footnotes with Markdown on Tumblr?

I'm not sure I can get proper documentation on this, I've been to this tumblr help center and this discussion on Meta SO about Markdown footnotes, I saw interesting comment from Arjan that Drupal made ...
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How can I get my Tumblr theme to separate tags with commas?

At the end of every post type in my Tumblr theme, I've got this code: <p class="permalink"> <a href="{Permalink}">{NoteCountWithLabel}</a> {block:HasTags} &nbsp;&nbsp; ...
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Making tags visible when using a Tumblr theme that doesn't show them

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 ...
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Tumblr tags are showing below the posts instead of inside the box

I edited a Tumblr layout to show tags on each post but for some reason the tags are showing up below the post boxes, and right above the next post. The code I have for the layout is as below ...
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How can I embed gist snippets using Tumblr markdown?

I post using Tumblr's markdown support. I've tried embedding my gist snippets as links, etc. but can't seem to figure out the right combination. If I post using html, the gist links work fine. I would ...
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How to merge Tumblr accounts?

I have two blogs in Tumblr, each under its own login name. I'd like to consolidate these two accounts, so that I can manage both blogs from a single account. How would I go about doing that?
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Is there a quick way to edit a specific Tumblr post?

I'm at a specific post of my Tumblr blog (its permalink). I want to edit it. Is there a quick way to do that? I don't see an Edit link anywhere. When I try to search for it in my dashboard by ...
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How can I see just my posts in my Tumblr dashboard so I can easily go back and make edits to posts?

Or any other way where I can easily find one of my older posts to make an edit. Only way i've seen to do it is from the dashboard.
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Is there a limit to the number of tags Tumblr can remember?

I maintain a comic book Tumblr, where I post the covers to every comic book that I read and other assorted comic book ramblings. I tag every post with the series name, writer, artist, publication ...
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How can I make tags visible using this tumblr theme?

I've made several attempts to add tags to my tumblr posts, but each time I try to edit the theme I end up with a list of tags across the top of my blog instead of included in each seperate post. Can ...
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Any way to hide Disqus box from Tumblr ask page only?

I have successfully added Disqus to my Tumblr page quite some time ago, but for consistency I would like to remove the Disqus box from the ask page or all static pages. Is that even possible? One of ...
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Post to Tumblr via email

How do I post to Tumblr from email? My login/account screen doesn't have the "Goodies" button at the top as shown in this help page for Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/docs/en/email_publishing
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How to format a sub list with Markdown on Tumblr?

I tried this 1. Bullet one. 1.1. Bullet one. one. 1.2. Bullet one. two. 2. Bullet two And that doesn't work. I'm not sure if it's been documented here and here :-/ How to format a sub list with ...
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How do I automatically post my Tumblr posts to Facebook?

How do I automatically post or publish my Tumblr posts to my Facebook page? I don't mean the News Feed one, but a Facebook page.
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If a Tumblr blog is deleted, is the subdomain available again for re-registration?

I have a blog on Tumblr (not my primary blog) which I wanted to delete and re-register under a new email ID, so that the two accounts are separate. But if I delete it, will the subdomain be available ...
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Stack Exchange User Flair on Tumblr?

Is there a way to get the Stack Exchange user flair html snippet within my tumblr home page?
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Backing up Tumblr

What is currently the de-facto way of backing up Tumblr tumblelogs? I have "backstage" access to Backupify's Tumblr service, but (as they forewarned) it's not all too stable.
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Embed YouTube video on Tumblr

I've been searching but what I've found was always about uploading a video to Tumblr or about adding audio only on Tumblr. None of the results has a solution for my problem. I just want to display a ...
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Who is following me on Tumblr?

How do I know who is following me on Tumblr? In actual fact it is likely that no-one is following me, but I'm unable to figure out if I have zero followers or not as I can't seem to find any links to ...
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Adding Mathjax to Tumblr

I'd like to add mathjax to tumblr site, although I'm a bit confused as to where to begin. Mathjax doesn't offer documentation for tumblr, just sites like wordpress and some others. Thanks
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How to show tags on Tumblr theme

I've looked a several questions on here that matched mine and tried doing the answers that were given. None of which worked for me. I don't know why.. Can somebody help me out? I've put, ...
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How can I know who's not following me back on Tumblr?

I want to know if there's an application or website that can help me know who are the people that are not following me back, I have 3,549 followers but I'm following 3,612. So I'll like to know who ...
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Go Back to Default Tumblr Layout

So after gratuitous theme installations and customizations my tumblr site just isn't looking how I want it to. I've decided to just do the theme myself, but now I have one on there with all this ...
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How to reply to answers on Tumblr?

I asked a question on Tumblr and ticked the "Let people answer this" option. Now a few answers have come in, and I wanted to reply to them, yet I do not see a way how. Is it possible? And if so, how? ...
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Prevent duplicate tagging in Tumblr

I must be really bad at this. I started to type "watches" for a tag and it appeared in the list because I used it before. Now when I click on it, I get two tags. How can I get this working ...
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Reblog yourself on Tumblr

Recently in my timeline, I have seen users that have repeat posts from earlier such that it is in the format of a reblog. When I click on my posts I do not see the option to reblog. How to ...
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Changing messy Tumblr URL

On Tumblr we keep getting really messy URLs generated for our blog posts. Is there any way that this can be changed? For instance, in the example bellow, the blogs title is ‘Playing with scale and ...
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Tumblr blog not loading

My tumblr blog (blog.tonyhue.com) often doesn't load. Instead, I get that blasted "This webpage is not available" message on Chrome, etc. Repeatedly hitting refresh sometimes seems to cure. ...
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Old tags on my Tumblr have stopped working. Can I fix them?

I have a comic book Tumblr where I track every comic book I read (sidenote: I know this is useless, it's Tumblr). I keep track of the comics with tags (series title, publication year, writer, artist ...
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How to display submitter name in Tumblr theme

On Tumblr, one can enable a submission form, so that anyone can submit posts for approval. I can't figure out, though, how to automatically display the submitter's name within my customized theme. ...
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Is there a way to download a complete Tumblr blog?

Are there any tools that let me download an entire Tumblr blog? I'm not just looking for pictures and videos (I've seen tools for that) but also actual blog-posts (text)? Preferably there would be one ...
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See only my text posts on Tumblr

How can I see only my text posts on Tumblr? I want to go back and see just my text posts, not the photos and things I reblogged. Does anyone know how?
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Can you default Tumblr's Ask feature to ask anonymously

I want to default any ask submissions via Tumblr to "Ask Anonymously". How can I do this? Clarification: This is for asks I receive.
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Tumblr wrong note count

It seems to me that the tumblr note counts are wrong (even in dashboard), For example it will say I have 11 notes, when clicking on "11 notes" there are only two notes loaded down the bottom, The ...
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How to get rid of unused suggested tags on tumblr?

Suggested tags is useful most of the time, but if I make a typo and then reblog, then go back and fix it, tumblr still saves that tag, which is very annoying. Even if I delete the tag from all posts ...
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How to efficiently search all draft posts on Tumblr?

I have a large number of draft posts on Tumblr. I often want to find one draft post to continue editing the post. If I go to the drafts page, by default only the first few posts are listed. I have to ...
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Searching Multiple Tumblr Tags

I know that say one wanted to search for posts tagged with #LOL you can use the following, http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/lol and for #GIF you can use http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/gif A tag with a ...
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Can I follow someone on Tumblr without seeing their posts on the dashboard?

Recently, I gave Tumblr another try and started to somewhat liking it. Some of my friends who are already on Tumblr followed by Tumblr and as a nice gesture, I followed them back. But, ...
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How to remove the “Follow,” “Unfollow” and “Join Tumblr” buttons on a Tumblr site?

From what I understand, the Tumblr buttons at the top right of any Tumblr site are auto-inserted via iFrame. This means I cannot directly delete these buttons by editing the HTML. But I want them ...
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If a video is removed from a site like Youtube of daily motion, is it removed from blog posts too?

For example, say you have a Tumblr or Wordpress blog with a video from Youtube on it, if that video is removed from Youtube for some reason, can it still be accessed through your blog? I would think ...
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How do I delete a tumblr blog?

I have 2 tumblr blogs, and one of them I didn't mean to make, is there a way to completly delete it from my account?
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How can I make my Tumblr blog public?

When I created nameOfBlog.tumblr.com I set it to require a password. I would now like to make it public. How can I do this?
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Tumbler account lost

Last night, I was deleting cookies on my daughter's mac and (maybe coincidentally) now she can't access her Tumblr account. She can only view it as a follower. Any ideas on how to reinstate her to ...
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Flickr upload by email to Tumblr

Is it possible to upload an image to Tumblr over Flickr by email feature? It looks like Flickr is offering that but it's not working for me: (Login required) http://www.flickr.com/blogs.gne
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How can I make my Tumblr blog hide the source?

On my Tumblr blog, I want to make it look nice but I don't like it when the source and tags are shown. How do I hide these?
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Making Tumblr tags visible only on permalink page

I am currently using the Quite Big Tumblr theme. I have been able to add tags using these instructions among others, but would like to only have tags visible on permalink pages (for all post types).
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Check if I already reblogged a post?

I want to curate a special topic on my Tumblr, so I'm trying to reblog everything related. After months and hundreds of posts, it's hard to know if I reblogged something already. Because I don't ...
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Link to latest post on Tumblr

From the Tumblr customization docs you can grab the {Permalink} of the current page using the shortcode just shown. Is there a shortcode to retrieve the most recent post?
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Bilingual blog: Wordpress, Tumblr, or Blogger?

I'm helping a Korean artist setup an internet blog to showcase her work. Since her goal is to have her blog in both English and Korean, my question is: which of these platforms better supports ...