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Editing and deleting craigslist posts
  • If you want to make changes to your active craigslist post, you can edit it.
    When editing a post you can change the title, description, images, and category.
  • You can remove your post manually at any time by choosing the delete option.
    Please note that all craigslist posts will expire automatically after a certain amount of time has elapsed.
If you have already completed editing or deleting a post and the changes aren't appearing, try refreshing the page.

Editing or deleting posts submitted through a craigslist account

If you submitted your post through a craigslist account, you can edit or delete your posts via the links on your account homepage:

Free edit via account homepage.

  • edit will bring you to the edit posting screen. Make any changes you'd like, and click "continue" to confirm them.
  • delete will bring you to a confirmation screen where you can confirm the deletion of your post.
  • renew will move your post to the top of the list.
Editing or deleting posts submitted without a craigslist account

Check the POST/EDIT/DELETE email you received when your post was first submitted.

If you no longer have access to that email, you can activate an account by choosing a password for your email address. Use the following link to do so: https://accounts.craigslist.org/login/rstpwd. Posts made with your email address should show up automatically in the account. Once you are logged in, you can manage the posts made with that address.

Confirmation email title viewed from inbox.

This email contains a link that will take you to your post's manage page.

Confirmation email.

Use the buttons on the manage page to administer your post.

Free post management options.

  • edit will bring you to the edit posting screen. Make any changes you'd like, and click "continue" to confirm them.
  • delete will bring you to a confirmation screen where you can confirm the deletion of your post.
  • renew will move your post to the top of the list.