Skip Navigation

Navigation

ePortfolio Support Site 2014

Tumblr - 87.3%

Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking websitethat allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs, as well as make their blogs private. Much of the website's features are accessed from the "dashboard" interface, where the option to post content and posts of followed blogs appear.

More background and useful information.

Easy to use

Very easy and intuitive to use

10/10

Aesthetic

Very hip look and feel with many contributing designers providing nice-looking templates for immediate use. A simple customisation panel lets even basic users adjust their chosen template further

10/10

Privacy 
Controls

Option to password protect blog

10/10

Collaborative Editing

Blog can have multiple authors

3/3

Exportable

Tumblr does have it's own backup/export tool, but you can use other tools like Tumblelog Backup Jammy to do it. The procedure can be involved, but there are tutorials online to help you like this.

2/5

RSS Feed

Add '/rss' to your blog’s URL

5/5

Mobile Device Friendly

Easy to use mobile app

8/8

Text editor

Basic text formatting options, essentials covered

8/10

Image integration

Make picture posts, or insert them in text posts

10/10

Video integration

5 minutes' worth of video uploads per day and 100mb maximum per file. Link to external sources easy though

5/10

Navigation

A chronological sequence of blog posts, whether in list or grid format

5/10

Theme customisation

Endless attractive options available, limited customization within each

5/7

Total

81/95 = 85.3%

Last modified: Thursday, 27 February 2014, 4:41 PM