Here’s a list of 4 Craigslist extensions for Chrome which you can use to improve the functionality of Craigslist so that you can find what you’re looking for faster. The kind of improvements that I’m talking about are quick listing previews which are going to be showed straight up when browsing submissions. This will allow you to get a quick preview of what a particular listing is offering without having to open it up. Not having to open up a listing is going to save you a lot of time going back and forth, meaning that you can find what you’re looking for more easily.
Craigslist Peek works only when the listings are showed using the “list” mode (not “thumbnails” or “gallery”). Normally when you have listings open using the list mode you’re only going to see a list with the titles of the listings. Craigslist Peek changes that.
You can see this Craigslist extension in action on the image above. Instead of only seeing the listing title Craigslist Peek will also show a quick overview of the text, a small gallery of images and tags with quick features that are offered. Only the contact details aren’t offered in this quick preview. To see the contact details, you’ll have to open up the listing.
Get Craigslist Peek.
Craigslist Pop takes it one step further and integrates a pop out window activated on mouse hover with the entire info of a particular listing showed inside the pop-out. After installing the extension you need to refresh the tab where Craigslist is open.
After doing that, start browsing Craigslist like you normally would and when you come across an interesting interesting listing, just do a mouse hover. Info about the listing is going to show in a pop-up. You can see the extension in action on the image above.
Get Craigslist Pop.
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Popup Notifications for Craigslist
Popup Notifications for Craigslist will let you save search keywords and it will then check those keywords to send alerts when something new gets posted on Craigslist using that particular keyword.
Extension will detect the searches you’ve done on Craigslist and allow you to easily add them to the watch list. Notifications can be seen in the top right corner of the screen, as an overlay on the icon of the extension, and there’s also going to be a pop-out notification in the bottom right corner of the screen.
Craigslist Phone Email Search
Craigslist Phone Email Search will only do a minor change to how you use Craigslist. It’s going to turn the listing phone number and email into clickable Google search links.
This will allow you to more quickly check up the phone number and email address of the people behind listings, to see if there’s something sketchy going on.
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The last three Craigslist extensions from the list above are all very useful, and you should give them all a try if you’re a Craigslist enthusiast. Each of them does a different thing, useful previews (Craigslist Pop), new listing notifications (Popup Notifications) and quick email/phone search (Craigslist Phone Email Search). Have you used any of these? Let me know by leaving a comment.