Q: What are saved searches?
A: Searches saved to your CL account, you can view, sort, rename, and set alerts.
Q: How do I create saved searches?
A: Perform a search. Click on the "save search" link near the top right of the results page.
Q: How can I edit my saved search?
A: Update your search criteria, save as a new search, delete the old one.
Q: How do I view all my saved searches?
A: Log in to your CL account and click on the "searches" tab.
Q: How do I sort my saved searches by number of matches or any other column?
A: Click a column header to sort on that column. Clicking again reverses sort order.
Q: How can I delete saved searches I don't want anymore?
A: Click on "delete" in the right hand column for the search row you wish to delete.
Q: What are search alerts?
A: Saved searches that email you when new results match your search criteria.
Q: How do I create a new search alert?
A: Create a saved search. Locate it on your account page and check the box in the alert column.
Q: When will my search alert email me?
A: A welcome email is sent for each new alert. New results will be emailed to you as they arrive.
Q: How can I make my search alert run more often?
A: Be more specific. An alert for a 2012 Honda Civic runs more often than one for all cars for sale.
Q: Is my search alert missing items?
A: search alerts display a maximum of 20 results. Click on "View all the results" link to show all.
Q: Why am I seeing posts created a long time ago in my search alert?
A: Search alerts include renewed, reposted, and edited posts if they match search criteria.
Q: How can I remove/disable/unsubscribe a search alert?
A: Click "Unsubscribe" in search alert emails. You can also un-check the box in the alert column on your account searches tab.
Q: How can I remove a search alert from my account searches page?
A: Delete the saved search. This also deactivates the search alert, if applicable.
Q: Can my search alert contain the "&" symbol?
A: No. If it does, only text before the "&" symbol will show in the results.