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Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 24 days ago

Hi all, We will be deploying some behind the scenes updates around 3 pm PT this afternoon. We don't expect to have to take the site down, but if you see any slowness around this time, this is th...

No e-mail notifications

by DonnaMarieNJ 5 months ago

Despite following several threads, I am getting no e-mail notifications. The last one I received was Monday. Can you help?

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by kaleokahu 10 days ago

It's now been 11 days since the last post on this board. Patsully asked that I post asking people to come back, so here it is. 21 days since he locked the thread asking why it's so dead, and it's...

My Feed not sorting by Latest Reply

by nonaggie 12 days ago

I have "My Feed" set to sort by latest reply, but the posts I'm seeing aren't actually sorted by latest reply (and I can't see any rhyme or reason to how they're sorted). Is this happening to anyo...

Delay in Posting of Reply

by Taralli 25 days ago

Am, suddenly, encountering delay of reply being posted.

One hour of effort wiped out!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 21 days ago

I just spend over an hour writing a restaurant review and uploading a bunch of photos onto the Ontario site. When I pressed 'post', some warning message appeared, deleting everything I posted! Are ...

Knife and fork icon?

by Midlife 4 months ago

Lately I’ve been getting ‘alerts’ (a number on my avatar) showing the knife and fork leading to topics I don’t think I’ve ever even seen before. 1. What does that icon mean? 2. Why would it ap...

What's Happened To Seattle's Chowhound?

by JayDK 1 month ago

This used to be a lively group with lots of activity. Then when Chowhound changed the user interface some years ago, the traffic seemed to drop off and hasn't regained it's past glory. Thoughts?

Inappropriate advertising

by meatn3 4 years ago

Really? A banner ad about "chronic constipation"? and if that wasn't enough the same ad appears in a side box further down the thread. And I have done no searches for anything GI related so it's...

Error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The site is back up. But when it was down about an hour ago, I got an error message I've never seen here before, so I thought I'd post it.

Getting error Too Many Redirects for a few discussions

by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

I've opened a Help case ticket, but am mentioning this here to see whether others are experiencing it. Seems to be semi-random, for Home Cooking discussions that are new within the past couple of ...

Saved recipes

by DivaSheila 2 months ago

I have saved a bunch of recipes using my Samsung Tab A and I now can't find them. I have quick links but all that is there is a link to my profile and s link to discussions. I thought maybe my save...

Cannot view comments, help!

by Michelle 3 months ago

Seems to be a new thing, I can read posts, and see that they have comments, but when I click on the comments from within the post to read them, they do not appear. Please help, thank you!

Can't edit my profile?

by Tristor 4 months ago

Just created an account and I can't seem to edit my profile. I thought it was something on my side so I had temporarily disabled Pi-Hole and switched to using the latest Google Chrome w/ no extens...

Tip for linking to Instagram photos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

With many restaurants and food purveyors using Instagram as their social media outlet, and often times the only one, I like to link to one of their posts as a way of adding a photo to what I post h...

Search Tips & Tricks

by saregama 12 months ago

Hi Pat - re chowhound search: maybe it works better for you than for us - or if there are tricks we should be employing, a post on that would be well received. For example, I just tried searchi...

SMTucker - you will be missed

by beetlebug 5 months ago

I was sad to read about Susan Tucker in today's Boston Globe. She was a longtime Home Cooking/COTM as well as a Boston hound. We will miss you and condolences to your family. https://www.lasting...

My Feed slow down

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Wanted to report that My Feed has slowed down more than usual in pulling in new activity. This post was made TWO HOURS ago and is still not on My Feed though it did appear instantly in my profile (...

Email Notifications

by ferdinand 5 months ago

I am not receiving email notifications for the threads I am following. They are not going to spam. The same thing happened Jan. 2019.