Tumblr user can put autoplay background music, MP3 Player and video player on their blog free of cost. This all things can be done with few HTML codes.
There are two types of users available on tumblr blogging platform. One of them don’t like those blogs which have music player installed on their blog or any kind of Background audio code which starts to play automatically but they still like blogs which post music using tumblr audio posting service.
While other users love those blogs which have background sound or Music player Widget on their blogs. Most of the users of tumblr are girls and girls love sound.
There are various options available for blog to put audio widget on their blog. Tumblr blogging service is very user friendly and customizable. User can customize tumblr blog very easily.
How to Add Music to Tumblr
Three ways you can put audio on your blog. Background sound track is the best option for image sharing blog while Music player can be use in fun blog or gaming blog. If your blog has social related content then MP3 player would be the best option for your blog. Third option is to post audio via regular blog post.
1Background Auto Play Music
My various tumblr blogs have this kind of background auto play music and they are giving great result. User likes to listen it and stays for a long time. Most of them return because my Google Analytics Reports shows me major return and new visitors. Background music can increase your blog’s time per visit. Background Mp3 tracks can be enable by pasting simple line of HTML code. That’s it.
2Music Player Widget
This is second but very effective option. Many bloggers like to put Music Player widget who post stuff related to social media content and celebrity. Many other bloggers also using same approach. There are various online music player widget available for tumblr to put it on your blog. You just need an account on their sites and put their widget code on you blog HTML file. That’s it.
3Default Audio Post
Audio post is one of the best feature of tumblr blogging service for bloggers to launch their own musical blog. There is no such way where you can upload MP3 music such a nice way but still you can’t upload more than one or two songs. Here I am going to explain you how to upload MP3 song on your blog. This is the best feature because you can put any song or track which is available on tumblr network. Suppose I want to put a MP3 of “Waka Waka” a famous Olympic MP3 which was made by Sakira a Famous singer then I will just type name of that MP3 in the search box and the list will come up with the result. Choose it. Write some description and Create post. Follow me.
- Logged in to your tumblr blog.
- Now you have to click on your blog title if you have multiple blogs in your tumblr blog network.
- Click on “Audio” icon from the penal of icons.
- Now type a song name if you want to put a music from other user’s uploaded library and press enter. Choose song from the result or just follow next step to upload your own MP3 song.
- If you want to put your own music instead of already uploaded then just click on “Upload a File” Link to upload from your computer hard disk. Here you are getting an other option too. If you have link of that MP3 song then you can use it too for sharing it on tumblr. Just click on “Use a URL” link.
- Give some informative description for your album.
- Finally Click on Create Post.
These were some very useful ways to put music on your tumblr blog but if you were searching something different then please comment I will come up with answer withing couple of hours.
Rehana Shaikh is author of How to Put Music on Tumblr.