Faq Section

Here are the most commonly asked questions: If your question does not appear here, use the contact us page to send in the query.


OPLA is an online classified ads database for Kenyans to list their ads for free! It is ideally meant for the young adults, those who are just starting. Those seeking to barter items,  move houses, sell items, etc. Derived from the Swahili word for a village, OPLA recognizes the need to share information among peers.


Yes, preferably above the age of 18. There may be other age restrictions imposed on the forums. Minors are not allowed to post classifieds on the site or register.

Not at the moment. A paid advert would in future get extra privileges, to include:

  • → They will always appear as the top items in their respective categories.
  • → They will always appear as the top items in site search results.
  • → They will have the option to attach up to four pictures to their classifieds Ad page.
  • → They will have the option to stay on the site longer. Free adverts expire after 45 days by default. This figure may be revised from time to time.

Yes, you can. Once your Ad has been submitted and approved, you can edit the text by inputting the Ad's e-mail address and the access key that was sent to the particular e-mail address.

Enter the classified Ad credentials and click on the delete button at the top. Your classified Ad will be deleted.