05/09/13 15:30:11

Tumblr iOS Bookmarklet

I use Tumblr’s bookmarklet for pretty much every post on my Mac. On my iPad/iPhone too, unfortunately. Tumblr’s own iOS app has URL schemes built in since 3.0. You can see these in action with [Launch Center Pro](http://actions.appcubby.com/search?s=tumblr) or [Drafts](http://actions.getdrafts.com/draft_actions/78). Especially Drafts 3, I thought, is perfect for blogging on iOS. With the linked URL Action above, it becomes really easy to create a new post on iOS. Sometimes though, why not go the direct route when it’s just a quick post? Thanks to Don ([@binaryghost](https://mobile.twitter.com/binaryghost)) who wrote [this rather extensive post on MacStories](http://www.macstories.net/reviews/ios-automation-and-workflows-with-drafts/), I was able to whip up a basic bookmarklet for Tumblr iOS. javascript:window.location=’tumblr://x-callback-url/link?title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title+’\n’)+’&url=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’&description=’encodeURIComponent(window.getSelection())

Create as usual and you will have a quick way to share links on Tumblr. Boom.[^bugintumblrapp] [^bugintumblrapp]: If you want to do me a favor, there’s currently a bug in the Tumblr app. Posts created via URL scheme can’t be deleted. Once you are in the app, press delete and you are stuck there. S please report it to Tumblr so we all get it fixed.