How to Search Craigslist Nationwide Using
Google - Secret Codes & Tricks
Google provides the quickest and easiest way to search Craigslist. Hands-down, it's clearly the best general-purpose search engine on the Web. The advantages of using Google search on Craigslist are 1) your search will be updated with new postings during each search, and 2) you can narrow your search to specific Craigslist categories. Best of all, Google can help you be first to some "awful good deals" and free stuff on Craigslist.
To conduct a nationwide search on Craigslist for Dodge Viper SRT...
site:craigslist.org Dodge Viper SRT
To add a specific Craigslist category - "Cars and Trucks by Owner" or "cto" / "
site:craigslist.org/cto/ Dodge Viper SRT
To add a date/time stamp, click on "Search Tools" - now click on "Any time" and select "Past hour," "Past 24 hours," "Past week," or etc...
Craigslist Specific Category Codes
for sale codes: appliances - app, antiques - atq, barter - bar, bikes - bik, boats - boa, books - bks, business - bfs, computer - sys, free - zip, furniture - fuo and fud, general - for, jewelry - jwl, materials - mat, rvs - rvs, sporting - spo, tickets - tix, tools - tls, wanted - wan, arts+crafts - art, auto parts - pts, baby+kids - bab, beauty+hlth - hab, cars+trucks - cto or ctd, cds/dvd/vhs - emd, cell phones - mob, clothes+acc - clo, collectibles - clt, electronics - ele, farm+garden - grd, garage sale - gms, household - hsh, motorcycles - mcy, music instr - msg, photo+video - pho, toys+games - tag, video gaming - vgm
housing codes: apts / housing - apa, rooms / shared - roo, sublets / temporary - sub, housing wanted - hou, housing swap - swp, vacation rentals - vac, parking / storage - prk, office / commercial - off, real estate for sale - reo
As you can see, most people don't use Google or Craigslist to their best advantage. Experiment with mixing various elements; you'll develop several strategies for finding the stuff you want more effectively. The Google "site:" command is very powerful alternative to Craigslist built-in search engine.
USA Craigslist Searcher
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