How to Sign Up For Tumblr – instructions with pictures
Tumblr is a social networking website that also allows users to utilize a micro blogging interface. It is a massively popular blogging platform due to its customizability and ease of use, and is now a veritable blogging eco system where people blog about everything from French fries to fringe art! It is a great choice if you’re looking to start blogging
Signing up is super easy, here’s how you can do it:
Step One: Go to Tumblr.com
First things first, you need to open up the tumblr website. Put this url in your address bar: www.tumblr.com and press enter. You will be taken to a website that looks something like this:
Welcome to the tumblr homepage! As you can see, Tumblr has put the sign up form right up front, so that potential new users can see it as soon as you open their website. You see the green bar the says “What is Tumblr” in the middle? If you click on it you will be taken to an infographic that tells you exactly what tumblr is and what you can use it for! Also, note that the’ve written, on the bottom there above the green bar, that it takes 30 seconds to join. They’re not kidding, as you’ll see in this tutorial!
Step Two: Fill in the sign up form
In this step, all you have to do is fill in the sign up form you now see in front of you. It’s pretty simple, just put in your email address and a password you think is secure and tumblr will suggest a username for you! The usernames they suggest are pretty quirky, and a lot of fun to use. You can change your username at any time, and if you want to choose your own username right of the bat you can do that to!
When you’re done, click on sign up.
Step Three: Agree with terms of service
You should see a screen that looks something like this now:
Again, pretty easy huh? They don’t say it takes only 30 seconds to join for nothing! All you have to do is type in your age and agree to the Terms of Service (after going through them of course). Now click on “Next”!
Step Four: Enter the captcha code
Step Five: That’s it