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Tumblr Settings

To create a new tumblr account in the plugin, click on the “Create New Account” button.

You have to create a Tumblr application before filling the tumblr settings fields.
To create a new Tumblr application please follow the link

After creating the tumblr app, please fill the settings page.


  • Application Name – You can enter a name for your application here.
  • API Key (Consumer Key) – Enter the application consumer key from tumblr application here.
  • API Secret (Consumer Secret) – Enter the tumblr application consumer secret here.
  • Tumblr Username – Enter the tumblr username here.
  • Access Token –  Please enter the Access token from tumblr app here.
  • Access Token Secret – Enter the Access token secret here.
  • Publish wordpress `pages` to social media – You can use the default setting for publishing wordpress pages or override the default settings.
  • Publish wordpress `posts` to social media – You can use the default setting for publishing wordpress posts to categories or override the default settings and change the category.

Note: If you are selecting specific category, we can select the ‘category selection mode’.

  • Select wordpress custom post types for auto publish – You can use the default setting for the wordpress custom post types or select a particular custom post type for the facebook account.
  • Message Format for posting – This is the message format for posting to the tumblr. You can add your message with post title, blog title etc. here. The codes are given below.
    • {BLOG_TITLE} – This is the title of the blog (wordpress site name)
    • {POST_TITLE} – Title of your post.
    • {PERMALINK} – This is the URL of the post.
    • {POST_EXCERPT} – This is the summary of your post.
    • {POST_CONTENT} – This is the description of the post.
    • {USER_NICENAME} – This is the nice name of the author.
    • {POST_ID} – This is the ID of the post
    • {POST_TAGS} – This is the tags of the post
    • {POST_CATEGORY} – This is the category of the post.
    • {SHORTLINK} – This is the shortlink of the site.
    • {POST_PUBLISH_DATE} – This is the post publish date.
    • {POSTMETA:META_KEY_NAME} – Using this feature we can use the post meta value corresponding to the meta key name. Please note that you need to replace the META_KEY_NAME with original meta key name. For example, if the meta key name is meta_image, please use it as {POSTMETA:meta_image}

If you want to display the post title, the link to the post and the summary of the post, please use the codes  {POST_TITLE} – {PERMALINK}-{POST_EXCERPT} . You can select the code from the dropdown menu.

Note 1: Message can not be posted to tumblr while attaching video, audio or image.

Note 2: You may limit the content of {POST_TITLE}, {POST_EXCERPT} and {POST_CONTENT} using below format.

{POST_CONTENT:L-2} – use 2 lines from the content

{POST_CONTENT:W-5} – use 5 words from the content

  • Select attachment to be posted to Tumblr – We can attach image, video, audio and link to tumblr
  • Enable multi-photo post to Tumblr (Applicable only if the image is selected as attachment) – Here we can use the default settings or override the default settings.
  • Override scheduling of auto publish (Applicable only if the scheduling is enabled in the settings page) – We can override the scheduling option and use the instantaneous publishing of this account.
  • Minimum time delay for auto publishing in case of scheduled publishing  – We can setup a minimum delay for each social media account in case of scheduled publishing and so it will publish after the delay to that social media.
  • Default selection of auto publish while creating posts/pages in metabox – This is the selection of autopublish in the metabox when creating a post/page.

After creating the new account, please click on the “Save” button.

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