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Account creation

To create a new account, visit the account signup page.

  • You'll need to enter your email address and a verification word.
  • Once you've done so, check your email for steps to confirm your account.

Forgot the password for your account? Request a password reset.

Account management
 
Account Screen Tabs

Account homepage tabs.

  • postings: a list of posts associated with your account.
  • drafts: posts that are not fully submitted will appear under this tab temporarily.
  • settings: change your email address, password, default homepage, and manage your forums handles.
  • billing: billing and account info for paid posters.
Post Management Options

Listings on an account homepage.

Make changes to your live posts and resubmit your expired posts from the "postings" tab.

  • edit will bring you to the edit posting screen.
  • delete will bring you to a confirmation screen where you can confirm the deletion of your post.
  • repost will let you resubmit a free or paid post.
  • renew will move your post to the top of the list.

Make a new post from the account homepage

One the far right side of the account homepage, you will see a dropdown list that allows you to select a craigslist city for your post. Select the desired site, click the "go" button. After clicking the "go" button, the posting process is identical to posting without a craigslist account. (If you are having trouble finding the correct craigslist site, please visit our list of available sites, and choose the most appropriate one.)

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