TorontoTamil.com Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of questions we receive often to try and help the TorontoTamil Services and provide answers as fast as possible.

If your question is not answered here, please contact us, and we will get back to you ASAP.

News/Publishing Questions

Why are my ads getting deleted?

If you are promoting a business it is likely that your ad will get deleted. The standard ad posting is NOT meant for businesses. We recommend the Premium ad option. There are also other options.  Please email info@torontotamil.com for more information.

Can I post ads on on behalf of others as a paid posting agent or posting service?

Absolutely not – acting as a Posting Agent is forbidden by our terms of use.

What kind of postings are prohibited?

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions . Category-specific guidelines posted in specific sections of the site must also be observed.

Soliciting illegal activity either implicitly or explicitly is prohibited.

Can I add HTML tags or URLs in my posting?

Traditional processing, no HTML:
If you include a URL in the text, make sure you also include the http:// in front of the URL or our system will not recognize it, and will not make it an active link.
You cannot use HTML in the posting body

Can I add a picture to my posting?

Yes you can add a photo. First upload it to another free photo uploading websites like Picasa or flickr. Then right-click on the photo and click the link under “properties” and paste the image location/url in the appropriate box. You can use also use your cell phone to post an ad by to easily and quickly uploading a photo.

How can I post anonymously and still receive responses?

When submitting a posting, you are asked to provide your email address. You can check the checkbox button to either display or not display your email address or put your email address in Description text box to display with your Ad.

How do I repost my posting?

You’ll need to submit a new posting. We cannot repost a free listing for you.

How can I delete my posting?

If you posted while logged in to your account, you can delete your posting from “My Postings” homepage.

Please note, all postings are automatically deleted upon expiration.

How long does my posting stay on the site?

Classifieds, Jobs, Autos & Vehicles, Roommate search and Realestate – upto 30 days

How can I edit my posting?

Edits for postings are now self-service in Autos & Vehicles, Real Estate, Classifieds, Roommate Search and Jobs sections. You can login anytime to edit your postings. Please note that expired ads are not displayed. If your advertisement is more than one month old, it will not be displayed on the “My Postings” section located right side of the classifieds home page.

If you posted while logged in to your account, you can edit your posting from “My Postings” homepage.

Note: Editing your post will not bring it to the top of the list.

Sponsor/Advertising Questions

How do I pay for a Premium ad?

After you choose the Premium ad option you will receive a payment link within 12 hours. Payment can be made with any credit card. After receipt of the payment, torontotamil.com will upgrade your listing to a premium ad. Payments are non-refundable.

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