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How can I post anonymously and still receive responses?

I have not received the email to self-publish my free posting, what should I do?

Can I use HTML tags or URLs in my posting?

What kind of postings are prohibited?

What should I do if someone harasses me by posting a prank posting?

Can I post to all of craigslists sites?

What category is appropriate for posting focus group opportunities?

I saw a particular posting 6 months ago and would like to see it again. Can I?

Where can I advertise my services/business on craigslist?

Can I offer a posting service or act as a posting agent on craigslist?

Can I put a link in my for sale posting to an auction site like ebay?

Can I scalp my tickets and popular gift items on craigslist?

You can post a free ad without having an account or logging in to our site. To learn how, please read ourhelp page on how to create a free post. However, having acraigslist accountwill allow you to post, edit, delete, and repost more easily.

Edits for postings are now self-service.

If you posted while logged in to your account, you can edit fromyour account homepage.

Otherwise, use the link provided in the same self-posting email you used originally to self-post. If you cant find this, tryhaving it re-sent.

View thefull list of posting lifespans.

If you posted using an account, you can delete your posting fromyour account homepage.

Otherwise, use the same link provided in the self-posting email that you used to post the ad originally. If you cant find this, tryhaving it re-sent.

Please note, all postings are automatically deletedupon expiration.

For more information on reposting free ads, seethis page.

For information on reposting paid ads, please visitthis page.

You may post to one category and in one city, no more than once every 48 hours.

If you try to post something similar to an active post of yours on the site, you may get a blocked message. Removing the similar active post should help, unless it is less than 48 hours old.

When submitting a posting, you are asked to provide your email address.

You can usecraigslist 2-way email relay. Responses are relayed to your actual email address.

Your email address can appear in your posting just as you have typed it.

No email address shown at allyoull need to provide contact information in the body of your post.

Usingcraigslist 2-way email relayhelps protect both your email address and the email address of anyone who replies to your post. Itis generally recommended and is the default option.

craigslist mail relay is always an option, but some of the options listed above may not be available in other categories. For example, if you are posting in the personal categories, option 2 is not available.

I have not received the email to self-publish my free posting, what should I do?

If you are using an online email account, please check your bulk/junk/spam mail folder(s).

You may have entered your email address incorrectlyit only takes one typo!

Some email providers and ISPs have implemented spam filters some of which are badly designed or misconfigured, resulting in craigslist emails being filtered out or intercepted.

Your email provider may be experiencing delays, or other technical issues.

In some categories, you will be offered the option to Add Images during the posting process. You will be prompted to upload images from your computer to craigslist.

Please use HTML sparingly. Users generally prefer ads with little or no added HTML.

Please use only HTML tags appropriate for the body section of a document.

No support is provided for JavaScript, applets, Flash, or other embedded non-HTML content.

For more information see ourHTML Guidelines.

If you use HTML in any part of your posting, you must use it throughout.

Category-specific guidelines posted in specific sections of the site must also be observed.

For your reference, there is also a non-comprehensive list ofprohibited items/content.

If you are the target of a prank or other harassment related to a craigslist post, please contact usimmediately using the suggestions we outline on ourabuse help page.

Please choose just ONE local craigslist site for which your ad is most relevantgenerally the site closest to you. If your ad is equally relevant to all locations, your ad does not belong on craigslist. Please find another service. Posting the same ad to multiple locations on craigslist is prohibited.

Focus group opportunities can be posted to the et cetera jobs category, or in the gigs section.

Generally not. We will however respond to a valid subpoena for that information.

Only in the services offered categories please.

Unauthorized posting agents/services are prohibited. Violators agree to pay CL liquidated damages for each posting.

No. Please post a set price, do not solicit bidding, and do not link to auctions elsewhere.

Many users willflagposts scalping tickets or popular gift items for way over face value.