Sign up for a Craigslist Account to Post Your Ads

To enhance convenience when posting and managing classifieds on Craigslist, one is advised to sign up for a Craigslist account, on the Craigslist website. With such a Craigslist account, one is able to see all the ads associated with the account, in one place. With a Craigslist account, one is able to edit all the ads associated with the account. And with a Craigslist account, one is able to create ads partially, have them saved as drafts, and then be able to submit them later. The process of signing up for a Craigslist account is simple. Craigslist accounts don’t cost anything to set up — unless one is keen on applying for a paid posting account.

An overview of Craigslist account sign up

It is possible to post Craigslist ads (that is, the free Craigslist ads), even without having a Craigslist account. However, having a Craigslist account makes the process of posting Craigslist ads, and managing Craigslist ads, much easier and much more convenient. With a Craigslist account, what you gain access to is essentially a Craigslist control panel, which enables you to do so many things with ease. Without a Craigslist account, there is little else you can do on the site, besides browsing through other people’s ads and posting new, free ads. But with a Craigslist account, you are able to do so much more. Yet for all its benefits, a Craigslist account is so easy to set up –and the only thing you really need is an email address for account verification purposes. That is, unless you want to create a paid Craigslist account: for which the sign up process involves making an application to Craigslist.

What you need to have, in order to sign up for a free Craigslist account

To sign up for a free Craigslist account, you only need to have an email address for account verification purposes. You, of course, also need to have access to the Internet, if you are to sign up for the Craigslist account online.

Where you need to go, in order to sign up for a Craigslist account

To sign up for a Craigslist account, you need to go to the accounts sign up page, on the Craigslist website. The address/URL which leads to the Craigslist website is given below, in the ‘useful links’ section.

How to go about signing up for a Craigslist account

Once you are on the homepage to the Craigslist website, on the left hand sidebar (near the top left corner), you will see a link labeled ‘my account’ click on it. You will be taken to the Craigslist account sign in page. At the bottom of that page, you will see a link labeled ‘sign up for an account’ – click on it. Doing so will take you to a page where you will embark on the brief Craigslist account sign up process. You initiate the process by entering your email address, and then clicking on the ‘create account’ button.

Useful links