Author Archives: eyforia

Server Crash & Recovery

One of our web server’s disks went bad earlier today and deleted some of the files, causing search results page to not show up properly. Website has been restored from backup and seems to be working fine now. We’re checking … Continue reading

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Claz.org is finally out of Beta !

Hooray, Claz.org is  finally out of beta after 10 months of development and testing.  While in our beta, we’ve implemented and tested numberous updates to our engine, focusing primarily on ease-of-use and making search more effective: We’ve added more than … Continue reading

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Better Spam/Scam protection with SpamHaus and Project HoneyPot

It’s been tough 3 weeks since some major spammers / scammers targeted Claz.org Classifieds for their attacks. Well… not anymore. We’re happy to announce that Claz is now integrated with SpamHaus Project and Project HoneyPot – the two major platforms … Continue reading

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Duplicate Listings

Claz.org is now filtering duplicate listings, hiding results which were posted by the same person on multiple websites. You can still enable duplicate listings by clicking “Show All”  link:   Thanks to Satbeachbill for reporting the issue  

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Moving to new data platform

Claz is moving to the new data platform – for faster searches and to support our growing database… If the plan goes right, the move will be completed on Friday night and shall not impact Claz users. If you occasionally … Continue reading

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Cleaning up trash posts

During the past several days I’ve received numerous complaints from the users regarding the decreasing quality of classified ads : some ads are tripping their antivirus alerts other ads are showing “forbidden” error page when opened others ads are redirecting … Continue reading

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Added “Writing Jobs” section

Moved Writing Jobs content to separate section. Now working on adding more RSS feeds / reorganizing existing feeds to populate this section.

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Added RSS Feeds for eBayClassifieds.com (former Kijiji.com)

Added pilot RSS feeds for  eBayClassifieds (former Kijiji) The majority of ads on eBayClassifieds are posted by private sellers (!), have clear description, pictures  and appear to be spam-free. I wonder if their ads are also pre-screened to filter out … Continue reading

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Craiglook Shutdown = Claz.org

Dear Craiglook.com users,  http://craiglook.com has been renamed by demand from Craigslist.org.    I have also removed all RSS feeds to Craigslist and links to Craigslist content. The RSS search engine has now moved to to http://claz.org As one of about 1 … Continue reading

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What is Craiglook

Craiglook.com is a useful RSS mashup for Craigslist. Here are some features that help craiglook to make big difference when it comes to searching/browsing craigslist 1. Search radiusSay, I'm an average Joe looking for a car. With craigslist, I go … Continue reading

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