Site Feedback (Archive)

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


What on earth has happend to www.chow.com? Design and layout

by robbie.lockie 11 years ago

Hi Guys, I haven't been on the site for some time. Probably about 2 years. When I worked for Jamie Oliver, Chow had a great design, exciting editorial content, videos, awesome layout and typo...

Responses in topics refuse to open

by Nyleve 3 years ago

This just happened today. When I click on a discussion topic I can see that there are comments but they refuse to open up. It will say, maybe, 6 comments but when I click there nothing happens. The...

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Log-in problem returns

by NonnieMuss 3 years ago

I think I’ve had to log in 2-3 times a day for the past week or so. Any chance of getting this bug fixed once and for all?

Email Notifications

by ferdinand 3 years ago

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

Can't include links in article

by Mlchur 3 years 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...

Comments aren't loading, or scrolling properly

by Seitan 5 years ago

Not sure if this is two different problems or if they are related. When I go to read a topic and there are say 32 comments, I'm only able to read 6 or 7 and have to wait for more comments to load. ...

Email Notifications

by kateq 3 years 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 2 years 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 ...

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

by saregama 3 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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...

Profile "comments" error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 2 years 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. ...