Start a Classifieds Website From Scratch

Learn how to start your classifieds site with little time and effort.
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Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (107 ratings)
3,990 students
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Set up and manage a classifieds website for free
Understanding of the idea of a classifieds sites and their way of operating
Insight into the business models, revenue, niches, Online Marketing tools
Understanding the basic, technical knowledge
Help in choosing the appropriate tools and adjusting available options to the specifics of user’s business


  • Internet Connection
  • PC or Laptop
  • Chrome browser
  • Domain name & Hosting (instructions how to get this provided in the course)


Classifieds websites are the perfect way for a long term sustainable revenue, and if you don't know how to make one then you're in the right place.

Do you want to create a website like craigslist, OLX, Quikr or any other popular classifieds website out there? then you've reached your desired destination.

“Create a Classifieds Site” course will open the doors to converting your creative idea into action, adapting to the online business world without the hindrances of lack of technology knowledge, funds or human resources.

This training course is targeting you! one who takes initiative and puts their ideas into action while minimize efforts and time-wasting. Be assured that in few hours of the course you will know that you're able to do the whole thing on your own without any outside help or other advanced development knowledge.

Just follow through with the hours of useful contents and be sure that you have basic and indispensable knowledge to start managing your own classifieds site.

The course consists of the five main sections:

1. Before starting your empire

General view introducing to the world of classifieds sites including: main definitions, examples of the successful websites, first steps to your website (target audience, costs, revenues, mobile devices, domain name, hosting, software)

2. Getting Started

Differences between a self-hosted software and a hosted solution. Installing a self-hosted software.

3. First steps

Basics items to adding and managing: Categories, Location, Ads, Texts, Currency etc.

4. Advanced Features

Additional items to improve your site: Comments, Terms, Widgets, Social Auth, Custom fields, Newsletters etc.

5. Bonus:

Good to know tips: Data Backup, Password Security, Email Marketing

The course includes the list of short, rich in content, 38 videos explaining step by step the main issues and the Open Classifieds Full User Guide in PDF (nearly 150 pages).

Everything what you should know at the beginning in a nutshell!

Don't allow your ideas go astray, let's get started in making your successful business a reality!

Who this course is for:

  • For those who are interested in area of classifieds business
  • For those who want to create own classified website without any problem
  • For those who want to create websites for customers and earn some income
  • For those who don't know HTML - JS - PHP – CSS


Web Marketplace experts
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 129 Reviews
  • 6,069 Students
  • 2 Courses

At Yclas we are experts in web development and Open Source Software. We've been developing Free Open Source Software since 2009.

We are a team of 6 people from different countries fully dedicated in improving our courses, give support and develop our software.

Currently our technology powers more than 10000 web sites world wide. We have great expertise in Classifieds sites since our founder started his first classifieds site back in 2006.

At Yclas we love to help people and sharing anything we learn with everyone!