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Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Editing and Deleting Posts

Tumblr posts are never set in stone, so if you ever make a typo, accidently forget to include (or remove!) something in your post, or simply want to go back in and change something, you can edit it at any time. In this section, you find out how to quickly and easily edit and delete your published Tumblr posts.

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Keep in mind that when editing a published post you may not have access to every option offered when creating the original post. For example, some of the general posting options on the sidebar, such as Let People Photo Reply, may be absent when editing. For this reason, it’s important to proofread and preview your posts prior to publishing (say that ten times fast!) to ensure that each one is exactly the way you want it to be.

Tip.eps Of course, if you really need to edit things that you can’t edit, you can always copy the content from your original post into a new post and re-create it with the missing features/content. After the new post is up, the old one can be deleted.

Editing a post

To edit a published Tumblr post, follow these steps:

1. To enter editing mode, click the name of your site at the top right of the page on the Dashboard, or select your site from the My Blogs icon menu.

This will show you a list of all your posts from the selected ...

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