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Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Making Drafts

A draft is an unsent saved copy of a Tumblr post. All drafts are saved to the Drafts page, which is accessible by clicking the Drafts button on your blog’s sidebar. If you don’t see the Drafts button, click the name of your blog on the Dashboard menu or select it from the My Blogs icon menu.

To make a draft, create a post as you normally would, and then change the drop-down menu on the right side of the page from Publish Now to Save as Draft.

To view a list of saved drafts, click the Drafts button on the blog’s sidebar. The button displays the number of drafts saved to your account. At the top of each draft in the listing, you’ll see links for Delete, Edit, Queue, and Publish, as described in the following list:

check.png Delete: To delete a draft, click the Delete link at the top of the draft in the Drafts listing.

check.png Edit: Click the Edit link to open the draft and make any changes as necessary. When ready, change the drop-down menu on the sidebar from Save as Draft to Publish Now (or to one of the other publishing options).

check.png Queue: To move a draft to the publishing queue to be published automatically at a specific time and post frequency, click the Queue link. See the next section, ...

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