How to Add a Found Item Listing

Please use the following example to add a description for a found item.

Found Item on Lost Found Stolen website directoryAdd a Found Item Listing on Lost Found Stolen directory

  1. Listing Description
    • Add the ‘Title’ of the item you have found eg, Female Tabby Cat with red collar, Ladies Wallet Oroton black colour
    • Add a ‘Description’ of where you found the item.
      Please note: Leave out some identifying details to ensure the item actually goes to the correct owner.
    • Add ‘Keywords’ eg, Found, SA, Wallet, Ladies, Oroton, Black
  2. Listing Category of Found Item
    • Select a ‘Parent Category’:
      • Animals & Pets
      • Antiques, Art & Collectables
      • Boats & Jets Skis
      • Childrens Goods
      • Electronics
      • Entertainment
      • Home & Garden
      • Missing People
      • Personal Items
      • Sporting Goods
      • Trade Tools & Equipment
      • Vehicles
    • Then select a ‘Sub Category’ if applicable.
  3. Listing Attachments
    1. Upload an image from your computer or phone by selecting the browse button and navigating to your photo or image.
      Please note – images uploaded can only be .jpg .gif or .png format and have a maximum 800kb in size.
      To find out how to resize your image please go to ‘Resizing Images’
  4. Listing Attributes
    1. Please select a ‘Listing Type’ – this is a required field to ensure your listing is found on the website.
    2. Add the ‘Make’ of the found item.
    3. DO NOT add the ‘Model’ or Type of the found item – as this can be used to identify the correct owner of the item.
    4. DO NOT add the ‘Serial No’ of the found item – as this can be used to identify the correct owner of the item.
    5. Add the ‘Colour’ of the found item.
      Please note: Leaving out the specific details as this can then be used to identify the correct owner.
  5. Listing Location
    1. Add the approximate location of where you found the item by adding the address into the search field and selecting ‘Search’.
    2. It is also possible to select a location by scrolling on the map. Scroll down to zoom out and scroll up to zoom in, then click on the desired location to confirm.
      Please note: Leaving out the specific details as this can then be used to identify the correct owner.

Check the website to see how your Found Item appears in the listings.

Your Listing will be posted to the Lost Found Stolen Facebook site.