The Craigslist page for Northwest Indiana features community and personal ads, job opportunities and a list of services that residents of Northwest Indiana offer. As of 2015, the page also includes sales ads and links to discussion forums covering a variety of topics, including politics, gaming and sports, among others.
The Northwest Indiana Craigslist home page features a search engine that displays the exact number of listings in each category. It also features an event calendar that shows a list of upcoming events and lets users filter the type of events by checking the boxes next to the desired options. Additionally, the event calendar provides an option to select a specific date from a drop-down menu or by clicking on the desired date on the home page.
Each category on the home page includes links to subcategories that lead to filtered lists. Once a user selects a subcategory, he can peruse the listings on the map of Northwest Indiana or select the desired listings from a list or gallery. Similar to the event calendar, each subcategory allows users to filter out unwanted content. For example, subcategories in the Housing section include filters for pets, furnishing and accessibility features. In addition to ticking check boxes, users can set desired ranges for price and square footage to narrow down the list of results.