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Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Reblogging Posts

If you really like a blog post by someone else, you might also want to reblog it simply by displaying a copy of the blog post on your own blog.

There are two ways you can reblog a post from another blog:

check.png Reblogging from the Dashboard: To reblog a post that appears on your Dashboard, click the Reblog icon at the top of the post (refer to Figure 6-2). Doing so opens the post in editing mode; there you can modify the caption, update the tags, or edit any other feature before you publish it on your own blog by clicking the Reblog Post button. To cancel the reblog before publishing, click the Cancel button.

check.png Reblogging from a blog: To reblog a post directly from another person’s blog, click the Reblog link, which is typically located at the top of the page. If you don’t see the Reblog link, try clicking the blog post or blog title first. Sometimes, depending on how the theme is set up to display posts, you have to select the post by clicking it before you can access the reblog feature.

As with reblogging from within your Dashboard, clicking the Reblog button from within another blog will open the post in your Dashboard in editing mode. From there, you can modify the caption, update the tags, or edit any other feature before publishing it by clicking the Reblog Post ...

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