Posting for most classifieds categories on craigslist is free, and it's also free to browse and respond to ads.
The Web site doesn't have any flashy animation or graphics -- its value comes from its utilitarian design and the contributions of its users.
Craigslist.org, originally a San Francisco community electronic newsletter, is now one of the most visited English language Web sites, with local classifieds for more than 450 cities worldwide.
The site's main function is to host classified ads that cover practically every category you can think of, including housing, job postings, items for sale, services and personals.
The company does not formally disclose financial or ownership information.
Craigslist (stylized as craigslist) is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums. In March 2008, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese became the first non-English languages Craigslist supported.
Buckmaster contributed the site's multi-city architecture, search engine, discussion forums, flagging system, self-posting process, homepage design, personals categories, and best-of-Craigslist feature. On August 1, 2004, Craigslist began charging to post job openings on the New York and Los Angeles pages.
He was promoted to CEO in The website expanded into nine more U. On the same day, a new section called "Gigs" was added, where low-cost and unpaid jobs can be posted free.
Newmark registered "craigslist.org", and the website went live in 1996.
In January 2000, current CEO Jim Buckmaster joined the company as lead programmer and CTO.
In early 1995, he began an email distribution list to friends.