As of 2015, Craigslist in Madison, Wisconsin, has a large housing section listing houses and apartments for rent, real estate for sale, vacation rentals, and office and commercial rentals. The Craiglist housing section also includes sublets and temporary rentals, housing wanted, housing swaps, rooms wanted, and parking and storage spaces.
There is no charge to post or respond to ads on Craigslist. Users must agree to the site's terms and conditions and enter valid email addresses to create new posts. Community members moderate forums and flag suspicious postings.
In addition to real estate listings, the Madison Craigslist includes job postings, merchandise for sale, resume listings and service postings. Additionally, it offers a Free section where users can post items that they wish to give away. Users can connect via the site's discussion forums or personal ads.
Other popular Craigslist local sites in Wisconsin include Appleton, Green Bay, La Crosse, Milwaukee and Sheboygan. Craigslist also offers a general classifieds page for northern Wisconsin.
Craig Newmark founded Craigslist in San Francisco, California, in 1995. Craigslist has more than 700 local sites in 70 countries, as of 2015. Users post more than 80 million classified ads each month, and the site gets more than 50 billion page views monthly around the globe.