Posting to Craigslist

Creating a Craigslist post should be around a 5 minute process.

To get started, log into your Listing Booster account and click the Craigslist Posting Queue purple button on your Dashboard.

On this page, you will see the full list of your properties with a number of Generate buttons under the Generate Flyer column.

We recommend using the first green Generate button for the appropriate property. Click this button to open up a preview of your post.

Next click the grey Copy Source and Download Photo button to copy our post and simultaneously download your listing's featured image.

Open up the Craigslist website in a new tab. If you haven't already, choose your country.

Then choose your local area.

Next click the Post to Classifieds button in the top-left corner of the page.

Select the Housing Offered option.

then click Real Estate By - Broker, and then agree to their terms of service.

Right-click inside the Posting Body and click Paste. If you no longer have the craigslist post from Listing Booster copied to your clipboard, then go back to Listing Booster, click Generate in the Craigslist Posting Queue and click Copy Source and Download Photo on the new tab opened.

Make sure to enter the property information as well as email, posting title, postal code and other optional information.

You can easily take the listing details (Sq Ft, Price, Bedrooms, Baths, etc) in the bottom of your pasted text and add them to the posting details section at the bottom of the page.


Technical info

Each of the posting details will be enclosed in "<!-- -->" characters, minus the quotations. In coding this is called a "comment" and using these tags makes any text inside of them invisible. If you leave this text as it is, your posting details will not be visible on your published Craigslist post.


The purpose of including the posting details in your posting body is entirely to make it easier to copy and paste them into the Posting Details section highlighted in the image above.

If desired, add your listing location to the map. Then click Continue.

Finally, click continue twice to get to our images and click Add images. Your picture should have downloaded to your downloads folder, which is easily found in most windows internet browsers via the keyboard shortcut ctrl+j.

Navigate to your Downloads folder or wherever your picture is saved on your local computer. Select the photo and click Open.

Finally on your last page, click Publish. This will send a confirmation email to you. Open it up and follow the link and instructions provided to make your post public.

Craigslist will then email you. Check your inbox, open the email and click the activation link inside to publish your post.

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