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Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Searching by Tags

Searching Tumblr is probably half the fun of using it, and one of the fastest ways to find blogs on a particular topic is to use the Search Tags feature on the Dashboard sidebar. The Search field lets you toggle between four different search options using the magnifying glass icon, as shown in Figure 8-1:

check.png Search Tags: This option lets you search for tags throughout the Tumblverse.

check.png My Dashboard: Use this option to search for tags on your own posts and any of the blogs you follow.

check.png My Posts: This search option limits your tag search to just the content inside your own posts.

check.png Help Docs: Use this option to access Tumblr’s Help Center, where you can search for answers about a particular keyword or feature.

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Figure 8-1: Choose the Search Tags option to search Tumblr for specific tags, keywords, or key phrases.

To search Tumblr for a particular tag, follow these steps:

1. In the Search field on the Dashboard sidebar, enter a tag or keyword.

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