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Getting Around Craigslist's 179-Character Search Limit

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by csweeney00, May 18, 2016.

  1. csweeney00

    csweeney00 Newbie

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    It seems Craigslist has imposed a 179-character limit when searching for something. I have a very long search string (nearly 900 characters) using their boolean search operators. I used to be able to successfully search for this search string, but it seems Craigslist put a limit on the amount of characters they allow you to search for at any one time. Now when I search for it, I get a 404 error. Actually, searching for any search string that has 180 or more characters gives me a 404 error. 179 or less characters gives me a good page, even if there are no actual search results found.


    Does anybody know a way around this?
     
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    ttub44 Registered Member

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  3. csweeney00

    csweeney00 Newbie

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    Bumpity-bump.