Craigslist is great forum for those unique items that might not fit into a traditional auction. Wavebid links directly to Craigslist and allows users to auto-fill content fields with the pre-existing information from their catalog or inventory. This article describes the process for linking Craigslist to Wavebid and how to post items items to Craigslist.
Linking to Craigslist
- Begin on Craigslist.com and select Post to Classifieds.
- Set the information pertaining to the item and type of sale.
- After filling out all necessary information, the following page will open:
- Click the Wavebid icon in the top right corner of the screen.
- After installing the Wavebid extension, copy the Offline GUID (Global Unique ID) from Wavebid (found in Wavebid by going to My Links > Offline).
- Navigate back to the Craigslist page and click on the Wavebid button in the top right corner of the browser window. Click the Options link and paste the GUID that was previously copied. Click the Save button.
- A small window will appear.
- Enter the Auction ID and Lot Number of the item to be posted.
- Wavebid will then automatically generate content for the various fields.
- Click the Download link under the photos that were brought over with the lot information.
- Click the Continue button.
- Review the map and click the Continue button.
- Retrieve the images by clicking the Add Images button.
- Select the photographs and click the Open button.
- Images are then automatically brought into the Craigslist listing.
- Then select the post, preview it, and click the Publish button.