How do I post an Ad?

Posting an Ad is completely free, and there is no charge if you sell your item on Gumtree. The site is totally free, no strings attached!


Posting is easy. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Click the orange "Post Ad" button in the green bar at the top of all Gumtree pages.

  2. Choose the correct category for your Ad.

  3. Enter a title, price (if applicable), select appropriate item description options if available in the category you have selected and write your ad in the description box. You have the option of uploading up to 12 photos by clicking on browse to upload your images and in the location fields entering your address.

  4. Enter your email address.

  5. Enter your phone number for a faster response to your ad (optional).

  6. If you would like to post a FREE ad skip next step OR

  7. If you would like to feature your ad (optional as fees apply) tick the "promote my ad" box and select available feature ad options in your local Gumtree. Click on "learn more" to find out about each feature. Select the duration you want your ad to stay featured from the drop down fields.

  8. Click the "Post Your Ad" button.

  9. Check your email for a message from Gumtree.

  10. Click the "Post Confirmation" link in that email and your Ad will appear on the site.

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