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If you have successfully submitted your posting and still have not received the email to verify your address and publish your post, here are some things to consider:

  • If you are using a free email account (like Hotmail and Yahoo), make sure you have not exceeded your mailbox storage limit, and check your bulk/junk/spam mail folder(s).

  • Make sure you entered your email address correctly on the posting—it only takes one typo!

  • Some email providers and ISPs have implemented "spam filters" which we have found are often badly designed or misconfigured, sometimes resulting in craigslist emails being intercepted.

  • Network problems between ISPs can delay email transmission, sometimes for many hours—consider stretching, getting some fresh air, and checking back later.

If all else fails, try using a different email account provider.