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I have an account with Wordpress and Tumblr ..!

In Wordpress, i can tag features which i believe more important for blogging sites.

In tumblr, all my blogs are located on same page .. i have to eventually scroll down .. and i dont see any tags ..!

If any expert can explain me about Difference or Merits of Wordpress or Tumblr .. i would be able to decide and go forward ..!

Thank you

  • Close-voted as off-topic. This question involves comparison of the wordpress.com and tumblr.com blogging services. Apr 6 '12 at 16:21

The very first difference, is that tumblr is basicly an extended micro-blogging site, wordpress is a full featured blog and website.

For example, wordpress can be used as a portfolio page side-by-side with a blog and a news site and something else. Of course, you're talking about wordpress.com, which has limitied capabilities compared to a standalon wordpress install.

Tumblr on the other side is an extended micro-blogging site, like Twitter, just you can add longer, lot longer postst, with pictures, videos, and so on.

For someone, who wants to create a blog (web-log, as web diary), both have the same possbilities, but if you want something, what can be extended, that's gonna be wordpress.

This is my opinion, of course.

  • I didn't know that Tumblr is an extended Microblogging. Thats really interesting. So in Tumblr, we can't have TAGS feature ??? Am i right ? Tumblr is just a plain blog site in which can add Video, Photo and "n" number of characters.
    – goofyui
    Mar 26 '11 at 22:34
  • All the Tumblr-features (like asides, etc.) are also available with the latest wordpress version (3.1). So there's not really a difference. WP just does everything that tumblr does plus a lot more.
    – kaiser
    Mar 27 '11 at 10:37
  • Kaiser, i am little confused on your comment " All the Tumblr-features (like asides, etc.) are also available with the latest wordpress version (3.1). " What are you trying to say exactly by that. Are you trying to say Wordpress has more features than Tumblr ..! Tumblr is just a basic blogging website ??
    – goofyui
    Mar 27 '11 at 20:01
  • If Tumblr is a basic blogging website, Why it makes hot in the market ??
    – goofyui
    Mar 27 '11 at 20:03
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    I think, in Wordpress we cannot follow other Users .. , While in Tumblr i can follow other users ..! Extended Microblogging or extended version of twitter ..!
    – goofyui
    Mar 29 '11 at 19:18

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