Tumblr

The Tumblr modules enable you to watch, create, update, list, and delete posts in your Tumblr account.

Getting Started with Tumblr

Prerequisites

  • A Tumblr account

In order to use Tumblr with Make, it is necessary to have a Tumblr account. If you do not have one, you can create a Tumblr account at www.tumblr.com.

Connecting Tumblr to Make

1. Go to Make and open the Tumblr module's Create a connection dialog.

2. Enter the name of the connection to the Connection name field and click Continue.

After you click the Continue button, Make will redirect you to the Tumblr website where you will be prompted to grant Make access to your account.

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3. Confirm the dialog by clicking the Allow button.

Posts

Retrieves post details when a new post is posted.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Blog

Select the blog you want to watch for new posts.

Type

Select the type of post you want to return. No option selected – returns all types.

Limit

Set the maximum number of posts Make will return during one execution cycle.

Retrieves details of the posts that you liked.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of posts Make will return during one execution cycle.

Retrieves details of a post that is tagged with a specified tag.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Tag

Enter the tag you want to filter returned posts by.

Limit

Set the maximum number of posts Make will return during one execution cycle.

Creates a new post.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Blog

Select or map the blog you want to create a new post for.

Type

Select the type of the new post.

Text

Title

Enter the post title.

Body

Enter the text content of the post. HTML supported.

Quote

Quote

Enter the text content of the quotation.

Source

Specify the source of the quote. HTML supported.

Chat

Title

Enter the chat title

Conversation

Enter the text content of the conversation.

Link

Title

Enter the title of the page the link points to.

URL

Enter the link.

Description

Enter the description of the link. HTML supported.

Thumbnail

Enter the URL of an image to use as a thumbnail for the post.

Excerpt

Enter an excerpt from the page the link points to.

Author

Enter the name of the author from the page the link points to.

Photo

Caption

Enter the caption for the photo.

Link

Enter the "click-through URL" for the photo.

Upload Photo

Select whether you want to upload the photo from an external URL or map the image data.

External URL

Enter the source URL of the photo.

Source File / Photos

Map the file you want to upload from the previous module (e.g. HTTP > Get a File or Google Drive > Download a File), or enter the file name and file data manually.

Audio

Caption

Enter the caption for the audio.

Upload Audio

Select whether you want to upload the audio file from an external URL or map the audio data.

External URL

Enter the source URL of the audio.

Source File

Map the file you want to upload from the previous module (e.g. HTTP > Get a File or Google Drive > Download a File), or enter the file name and file data manually.

Video

Caption

Enter the caption for the video.

Upload Video

Select whether you want to provide a video file from the embed code or map the video data.

Embed

Enter the HTML embed code for the video or a URI to the video. If you provide an unsupported service's URI, you may receive a 400 response.

Source File

Map the file you want to upload from the previous module (e.g. HTTP > Get a File or Google Drive > Download a File), or enter the file name and file data manually.

State

Select the new post state. Default is Published.

  • Published means the post should be publicly published immediately.

  • Queue means the post should be added to the end of the blog's post queue.

  • Draft means the post should be saved as a draft.

  • Private means the post should be privately published immediately.

Tags

Enter tags you want to associate with the post.

Send to Twitter

Select Yes to share the post via any connected Twitter account when the post is published. Defaults to the blog's global setting.

Publish On

Enter the exact date and time (ISO 8601 format) to publish the post, if desired. This parameter will be ignored unless the State field is Queue. The list of supported date and time formats.

Format

Select the format type of the post.

Slug

Enter a short text summary to the end of the post URL.

Native inline images

Select the Yes option to Convert any external image URLs to Tumblr image URLs.

Updates an existing post.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Blog

Select or map the blog you want to update the post for.

Post ID

Enter (map) the ID of the post you want to update.

Please find the descriptions of the fields in the Create a Post section above.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

Blog

Select or map the blog you want to delete the post from.

Post ID

Enter (map) the ID of the post you want to delete.

Other

Retrieves user account details.

Allows you to perform a custom API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Tumblr account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.tumblr.com/

For example: /v2/user/info

Note

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Tumblr API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

  • GET

    to retrieve information for an entry.

  • POST

    to create a new entry.

  • PUT

    to update/replace an existing entry.

  • PATCH

    to make a partial entry update.

  • DELETE

    to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns all published posts in your Tumblr account:

URL:

/v2/blog/{your-blog-url}/posts/

Method:

GET

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The result can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > dashboards.

In our example, 5 posts were returned:

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