How to Make Bold Letters Big in a Posting on Craigslist

By Ryan Menezes

Craigslist accepts bold or big text — or underlined, italic or small text.
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When your company posts a job listing or sales ad on Craigslist, you may want to highlight particular stretches of text. For example, you could put the benefits or requirements of a position in bold, or your could use large letters to highlight a product's features. Craigslist offers no special tools for formatting text, but it does accept simple HTML formatting. HTML tags can create text that is big, bold -- or both bold and big.

Open your Craigslist posting in your Web browser.

Type the following tag before a word or phase to make it big:


Type the following code after the word or phrase to close the tag:


Type the following tag immediately before the "<big>" tag:

Type the following code immediately after the "</big>" code: