Tumblr has got a nose ahead of its photo-sharing rivals Twitter and Instagram by introducing the option to upload panoramic photos onto the site.
The update “works automatically for super-wide (
3:1) high-res (
1000px wide) photo uploads”, according to the announcement post on the Tumblr staff blog.
The panoramic photos, which cover the entire width of a blog post as opposed to just the side, can be displayed with a specialized extra-wide lightbox.
Once the panoramic photo is clicked on and enlarged, desktop users can view the entire scope of the view by scrolling from side to side.
Theme developers are also invited to “style panoramas in Tumblr themes with the
Panoramic photos are available on desktop and iOS devices.
Have you uploaded Panoramic photos to Tumblr? How do they look?
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