Everyone have their own preferences when it comes to their blogging platform, some choose Blogger, while others prefer Tumblr and some WordPress, Weebly and so goes the long list. If you are thinking?How hard can it be to delete some posts in Tumblr blog? Well it’s not that hard at all as long as you are deleting a single Tumblr post at a time, but what if you want to delete multiple posts all at once on Tumblr ? Or maybe delete each and every single posts on Tumblr blog ?

Well if you are thinking to delete each Tumblr post one at a time, its probably going to take the whole day to remove them all. In this quick guide I intend to show you How to delete multiple Tumblr posts with ease?roughly within 5-10 mins.

How to Delete posts on Tumblr ?

For the completion and betterment of this guide I will show both how to delete a single post and all posts on Tumblr blog. But if you are impatient, then here you go, the method to mass delete all tumblr posts. So let’s wait no further and get on with it.

How to Delete Single Post on Tumblr Blog ?

Although deleting a single Tumblr post is not that hard, if you are completely new to the Tumblr platform or just migrated from Blogger or WordPress you may find it a bit confusing and hard to find the controls and delete it.

7 simple steps to delete a post

  1. First login to your Tumblr blog account if you are already not.
  2. From your Tumblr dashboard (https://www.tumblr.com/dashboard), Click on the Account at top right corner of screen.delete-posts-tumblr-dashboard
  3. From the expanded menu, choose Posts to see all your Tumblr posts.delete-posts-tumblr-post
  4. Now Tumblr will display all the posts you have, locate the Post to be Deleted.
  5. On the post click on Post Options located at bottom right corner.
  6. You will be presented with 2 option, Edit and Delete. Choose Delete and wait for the confirmation popup.
  7. Upon clicking OK on the confirmation message, to delete your post permanently.

This method which most of us know, is good enough for deleting a single to even a few posts on Tumblr blog. But what if we need to delete multiple posts ? Maybe to delete all the posts on Tumblr ??

How to Delete All posts on Tumblr Blog ?

While deleting single posts on Tumblr was fairly easy and straightforward, that is not the case if you are looking to Delete multiple or all Tumblr blog posts at once.

6 easy steps to delete multiple posts

    1. Login to your Tumblr blog account if you are already not.
    2. In your Tumblr dashboard (https://www.tumblr.com/dashboard), Click on the Account at top right corner of screen.
    3. From the menu, choose Posts to see all your Tumblr posts. Now if you look carefully you will be able to find Mass Post Editor at the bottom, click on it.delete-posts-tumblr-mass-post-editor
    4. Tumblr will display all posts in your blog as tiles, select the posts to be deleted.
    5. Once selection is complete, click on Delete button at top right corner and wait for the confirmation popup.delete-posts-tumblr-mass-post-editor
    6. Clicking OK to delete all posts on your selected Tumblr blog instantly.

There is a limit though, you can only delete 100 posts at a time on Tumblr blog, which is made for safety reasons. That is pretty much it, you have successfully deleted all your Tumblr posts.

Wait a sec, some of you are probably thinking; I started this tutorial with How to Delete all the posts at once and now I am saying only 100 ???

Don’t get cranky yet, actually there is a workaround if you want to delete even more but there is a catch. You won’t be able to select the posts to be Deleted instead it will delete each and everything. This is most useful if you are planning to clean up everything and start fresh maybe.

 

How to Delete all posts using a small script

The following is a simple script to delete more than 100 posts instantly at once on Tumblr blog. The script does not belong to me nor am I affiliated to it by any means. I am sharing it with you as I was successful in getting the job done without any problems at all.

  • Login to your Tumblr blog account if you are already not.
  • In your Tumblr dashboard (https://www.tumblr.com/dashboard), Click on the Account at top right corner of screen.
  • From the menu, choose Posts to see all your Tumblr posts. Now if you look carefully you will be able to find Mass Post Editor at the bottom, click on it.
  • Right click on empty space and choose Inspect Element. or Try Ctrl+Shift+J.
  • Click on Console tab.delete-posts-tumblr-scripts
  • Paste the following code.


javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('wait 5 seconds');
javascript:var count=0; $('.brick').each(function() { count++; if(count<100) { $(this).addClass('highlighted'); }; }); delete_selected_posts(); alert('We will now reload'); location.reload();

  • Hit Enter and a Confirmation message will popup. Click OK and BOOM ?.

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Check your blog. Yup !? you have successfully deleted all the posts on your Tumblr Blog. So start fresh, start over and enjoy.

I’d recommend you to be extremely careful as you have no possible way of retrieving a deleted post on Tumblr. If you have any further doubts related to deleting Tumblr blog posts or something I missed to point out, do share them at the comments section ? below.

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14 COMMENTS

    • Hey, I am happy to help but you need to give more specific details.

      You were able to do each steps in the tutorial but there was no confirmation message at the end ? And your posts were not deleted ??

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