How to Edit a Tumblr Profile

Written by jason artman
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The microblogging website Tumblr gives you the ability to create a profile for yourself and display it in the upper-right corner of your blog. This profile contains the title of your blog, as well as a description of yourself and your blog's content and the photo of your choice. To describe your Tumblr blog to newcomers and give them an idea of what they are likely to find there, create or edit your Tumblr blog profile using the "Info" section of your Tumblr dashboard.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Log in to your Tumblr dashboard by navigating to in your Web browser and entering the required login information.

  2. 2

    Click the "Customize" link under the name of your blog on the right side of the page.

  3. 3

    Click "Info" in the upper-left corner of the page.

  4. 4

    Click the Title field, and type a title of 50 characters or less for your blog.

  5. 5

    Click the Description field, and type the information that you would like people to see upon first viewing your blog.

  6. 6

    Click the "Choose File" button under "Portrait Photo." Find an image on your computer that you would like to use for the headline image on your Tumblr blog, and double-click it.

  7. 7

    Click the "Save + Close" button in the upper-right corner of the page to save the updated Tumblr profile.

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