How to Post a GIF on Tumblr

Tumblr supports a vast array of multimedia file types, including both static and animated GIFs. Post a GIF on your Tumblr blog by creating a new Photo post.

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You can upload standard video files instead of animated GIFs by clicking Video.
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Log in to your Tumblr blog and select Photo from the toolbar.

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Selecting Upload Photos opens a File Explorer window.
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Upload a GIF to Tumblr by clicking Upload Photos and selecting the file. Alternatively, click Add Photos From Web and enter the URL of a GIF hosted on a different site.

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The Caption and Tags fields are optional.
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Step

Publish the GIF to your blog by clicking Post.