Craigslist Frequently Asked Questions

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What fonts does Craigslist use?

The fonts uses are Times New Roman for the headings and Arial for the body text. Here are the details if you’re wanting to take a closer look. Site Title Font family: Times New Roman Fallback fonts: Times, Serif Font weight: 500 Font size: 31.33 pixels Main Heading Font family: Times New Roman Fallback […]

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What does it mean when you see “This posting is being blocked” on Craigslist?

Craigslist has anti-spam software that blocks specific users to prevent them from abusing the website. Why does Craigslist block these users? It is typically a result of posting too many ads in a short time span or posting ads outside of your local markets. Craigslist typically tracks this activity by logging your IP address. Aside […]

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What languages does Craigslist support?

Craigslist supports 14 different languages. In the order that they are listed on the language selector from Danish – Dansk German – Deutsch English Spanish – Español French – Français Italian – Italiano Portuguese – Português Finnish – Suomi Swedish – Svenska Vietnamese – Tiếng việt Turkish – Türkçe Russian – Pусский Chinese – […]

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How to change the language setting on Craigslist?

Is Craigslist showing up in a different language? Click on the drop-down in the upper right corner. Then select the correct language to fix the issue. Why did the language change on The default language can change for a variety of reasons. Here are the main causes: Link Variable – If you clicked on […]

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How to post a link on Craigslist 2020?

First, you need to make sure you are posting in a category that allows links. As of 2020, here are the categories that allow links: Job offered Gig Offered – I want to hire someone Resume or Job Wanted – I’m an individual seeking employment Resume or Job Wanted – I’m offering a job For […]

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Can I add links in Craigslist ads?

Yes and no. It depends on the category. We highlight which categories allow links in our Craigslist HTML guide.

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How to Add Video to a Craigslist Ad

It technically isn’t possible to add video to a Craigslist ad but this workaround will get you very close. It’ll take a few steps but the end result will keep Craigslist users engaged and help you close more sales. How to Add the Video Link Upload video to your YouTube or Vimeo account. Take a […]