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A spot for users to report technical issues, as well as make suggestions for new features they'd like to see on Chowhound.


Email Notifications

by kateq 1 year ago

My problem is that despite "following" various threads, I have stopped receiving any notices/e-mails from Chowhound.

Retiring Site Feedback in Favor of the new "Site Discussion & Announcements" Community

by patsully 6 months ago

Hi all, Adding a pointer here to make sure you are aware of our post announcing the new "Site Discussion & Announcements" community. Please click through to comment in the new discussion where ...

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Why are new Site Talk posts NOT visible under “Latest Discussions”

by saregama 11 months ago

Well, what the subject says. It would be more effective (especially if you’re looking for feedback) for everyone to be able to see recent Site Talk posts the same way one sees all other recent p...

"This website is under heavy load (queue full)"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Anyone else seeing this error message? It's been intermittent since I signed on about a half-hour ago. And when the site is up, it's running very slowly.

Lost my post due to heavy load and queue

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

I just lost a photo story after hitting the next step button, then adding tags and attempting to post. The error message said that load was too heavy. When I hit the back button, the only thing tha...

Cuisine tag suggestions

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A few important ones for the San Francisco Bay Area would be Nepalese, Pakistani and Austrian.

Profile "comments" error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Want to make sure you're aware that the url for viewing comment posts on a profile, both my own and others, has not been working for several days or more. When I entered it into the website link fi...


by masha 7 months ago

Since the weekend, there has been an influx of spam posts with links to various dubious "health & wellness" web articles. The spamster(s) (bots?) keep changing there usernames once the Mods ident...

Our spam detection has flagged your post

by dwlloyd810 7 months ago

"Our spam detection has flagged your post, so it will not appear on the site until one of our moderators has approved it. Thanks for posting." I see messages like this often when I comment on va...

Bad Request Error

by TastyReuben 11 months ago

Anyone else having a problem viewing the "What's For Dinner #424" topic? Every time I click it (iPhone XR and Safari), I get this error: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this s...

Trouble Posting with Chrome

by jaded_toast 8 months ago

For the past year, I have not been able to create posts. I was trying to post some questions for a previously-upcoming vacation. I logged in for the first time since today, and the problem still ex...

Why aren't Chowhound recipes formatted to print properly?

by mickimarlene 11 months ago

Why is Chowhound's website not set up to print recipes properly? There is a whole lot of empty spaces between the recipe name and the remainder of the ingredients/method. It's ridiculous and as m...

Conflict of Interest Policy?

by kej 8 months ago

I just read Joey Skladany's story that reads like almost an ad for Triscuits. I noticed that he mentions a trip to learn about the cracker's origins, and I was wondering who paid for that trip. ...

Can't post photos from iPhone *or* desktop

by migmigmig 8 months ago

wow, must be me? I can't post photos from either my iPhone 6 (latest iOS) or my laptop (doesn't work on Chrome *or* IE.) hitting the "add photos" link produces no results.

Can't include links in article

by Mlchur 9 months ago

I would like to include links in an article I'm writing. However, I don't see how to highlight words and insert hyperlinks. When I highlight a word and then right click, nothing happens. The headin...

Flagging on iPhone

by hyperbowler 9 months ago

Doesn’t work for spam, vulgar, etc., only allows “other” option.

My Feed Issue

by TastyReuben 10 months ago

Ok, this is getting really frustrating. I have My Feed set to follow exactly one topic, Home Cooking. However, when I click My Feed to read the latest postings, I have things from Restaurants &...

Links In Recipe Not Working

by TastyReuben 10 months ago

The link to the Guinness Braised Beef Stew pulls up ok, but the "Show More" link and the comments link don't work (nor does the search or menu banner up top). I'd like to make this tomorrow (Su...