How to Search All of Craigslist
Tips and Tricks
Here are some tips and neat tricks to help search all craigslist and get the results you want! There are millions of ads indexed from Craigslist and when you search all of craigslist, the number of search results can be overwhelming. But, using these simple tricks, you can search all craigslist with ease - its never been simpler!
Tip #1. Don't Worry about spelling when you search all of Craigslist:
Everyone makes mistakes when they spell, don't worry, you will still get the results you want. The craigslist search engine will give you a dropdown list of common searches from which you can choose. If none of those searches match what you wish to search all of craigslist for, just keep typing. If/when you make a mistake the internal spell check will automatically correct it for you and find the correct results.
Tip#2. How to search all Craigslist for a specific item:
Sometimes you know exactly what you are looking for and exactly how it is spelt. in this case use the quotation marks on either side to tell the Craigslist search engine to search for ONLY that exact phrase. (example: "Samsung S3 mini" will give you only that specific phone, where if you type Samsung S3 mini (with out ""), you may get results for other S3 phone models and those talking about "mini" usb adapters.
Tip #3: Be as specific as you want while searching all of Craigslist:
There are a lot of ads on craigslist, and if your search is too broad, the craigslist search engine will give you millions of results. include make, model, color, year etc to narrow down your search.
Tip#4. How to search all craigslist for everything BUT a specific keyword:
Lets say you don't like blue cars; and you want to search for a 2003 Toyota corolla in any color BUT blue. Simple! Go to the Craigslist Search Engine bar above and type: 2003 Toyota Corolla -blue. When you include the -keyword, the craigslist search engine will remove results that had it.
Tip#5. How to search all Craigslist ads within a certain price range:
Using the example above, you want to buy a car but can only spend $5000. In this case, go the Craigslist Search Engine bar above and type: 2003 Toyota Corolla $1000..$5000 and the results will be within your price range.