How to Attach a Photo to a Craigslist Listing

By Kefa Olang

Pictures paint a thousand words, so attaching a photo to an online posting may increase the number of hits it receives. If you're selling or advertising something online, attaching a photo to the ad not only can enhance the credibility of the posting, it gives a reader an idea of what to expect. As of the date of publication, Craigslist allows you to add pictures in posts in the housing, for sale, and personals categories. You can add as many as four images to a posting.

Step 1

Select the location or region on Craigslist where you want to add your post.

Step 2

Click the "Post to classifieds" link in the left pane; then click the radio button next to the type of posting you want to add to the site. Keep in mind that you can attach a photo only to certain types of posting, such as sale items,

Step 3

Read the Craigslist guidelines if they appear; then click the "I will abide by these guidelines" button if you comply.

Step 4

Fill in the posting application; then click the "Add/Edit Images" button.

Step 5

Click the "Browse" button and select a photo from your computer. Click "OK" or "Open" to import it to Craigslist. Click the additional "Browse" buttons if you want to attach additional photos. Click "Continue" and click "Continue" again. Craigslist sends a verification email.

Step 6

Log into your email account and open the email from Craiglist. Click the link in the email to confirm your email address and publish the posting.

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