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How to change your Tumblr theme?

Good presentation is elementary, even more so if you’re serving content to the netizens as your site’s appearance might make all the difference between a low or high bounce rate. If it doesn’t catches the reader’s eye, in all likeliness they aren’t going to come back to read or view more.

Tumblr has millions of blogs, which make a lot of noise with a few million posts every day collectively. If you’re a blog owner who wants to stand out in such a huge crowd, you need to make sure that you blog looks the best it can and one of the quickest ways to customise your blogs is by changing its theme.

Tumblr offers both free and paid themes, which can be used to customise your blog and in this article, we’re going to explain how you can change the theme on your Tumblr blog.

Also read: How to change your Tumblr avatar?

Login to your account on Tumblr.com and follow the steps mentioned below to change your theme on Tumblr.

Step 1: Click on the profile icon at the top-right of the screen (to the left of the compose button). Then from the dropdown list, either select Edit Appearance to change the avatar of your primary blog and skip to Step 3 or click on the name of your secondary blog and continue to Step 2.

How to change your Tumblr avatar? | Candid.Technology

Step 2 (for secondary blogs): Click on the Edit Appearance option from the sidebar menu to the right of your posts.

How to change your Tumblr avatar? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Then click on the Edit theme button beside Website Theme.

How to change your Tumblr theme? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: On the blog customiser, click on the Browser themes option below the name of your current theme near the top of the sidebar options to the left.

How to change your Tumblr theme? | Candid.Technology

Step 5: Then on the same sidebar, click on the All Themes option at the top. Different theme options like Premium, Free themes as well as single, double column, among other layout categories, will appear. Select the one that suits your needs.

How to change your Tumblr theme? | Candid.Technology

For this article, we’re going to select the Free Themes option from the list.

Step 6: You’ll see a list of theme options on the left side. Selecting any theme will create a live preview of your site with that theme on the right. Choose the theme that fits your blog and then click on the Use button at the top of the sidebar to the left.

How to change your Tumblr theme? | Candid.Technology

Step 7: On the next page, you can customise your Tumblr blog’s theme further from the tools available under Theme Options on the sidebar to the left. Once you’re done customising, click on the Save button at the top of the sidebar.

How to change your Tumblr theme? | Candid.Technology

You can go to your blog to check how your Tumblr blog looks after you’ve changed its theme.

Also read: How to delete a Tumblr blog?

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