Posting

Please make sure you read and follow Craigslist rules describing posting, reposting, and posting too often. In particular, Craigslist will block all you subsequent posts that are "very similar" to your previously posted ad. Your account could be blocked if you would try to post more often than once every 48 hours. You can read more here


Can I run complex Craigslist searches (2004 not 2005 Honda, for example)?

Yes, you can. You can read more about complex and advanced searches at: http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/search


Why some listings have a darker background?

These are the listings that you saw already


What do the green "new" labels mean?

"New" labels indicate listings that have been posted since you ran a saved search the last time.


How dow I get a Craigslist account to post to Craigslist?

You can sign up for a Craigslist account at https://accounts.craigslist.org/.


How long does it take for a posted ad to appear on Craigslist?

http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/how_to_find_your_post_in_the_listings


I posted an ad, but I can't find it. What should I do?

http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/how_to_find_your_post_in_the_listings


How do I delete/edit/repost an ad?

Go to Post -> My postings. Select a previously posted ad and choose an action from the list of possible choices (edit, delete, renew, repost, etc.).


My emails don't go through. What should I do?

Keep in mind that you can't respond to your own postings! Please also check these two help topics for an answer:
  - email rejected - non-generic DNS
  - email rejected - rDNS failure


What is the 'phone authentication'? Why should I complete it?

http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/phone_authentication