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Photo Story caption glitch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Trying to finish this photo story: https://www.chowhound.com/post/ttobongee-korean-style-fried-chicken-pacific-grove-monterey-1095459 After adding in all of the photos and editing in half the c...

No e-mail notifications

by DonnaMarieNJ 10 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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My Feed not sorting by Latest Reply

by nonaggie 6 months 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...

Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 6 months 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...

Chowhound Moderator e-mail “permanent fatal errors”

by DonnaMarieNJ 2 months ago

Is there a new e-mail that works for Chowhound Moderators? I have been sending emails (at the request of “Chowhound Customer Support”) to the address Customer Support gave me last week. All were ...

Header for ALDI in November

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The screenshot shows the header for November buys at Aldi that's been at the top of the page for more than a month.

Disappearing url link

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Tonight I went back to a post I'd made and discovered that the url link to the article was gone. I don't think I deleted it in error myself. And it was obviously there for most of the time since la...

My Feed not working

by castironcookingfool 2 months ago

Hi, new member here. Cannot get my feed to work, nor can I add my name or edit any details on my account page. I’ve tried several different browsers, all same. Is it just me?

Site fails to load stylesheets if you block GA/GTM

by Tristor 2 months ago

As many people do who care about privacy I block blatant user-hostile trackers like Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. A recent redesign of Chowhound now has broke the site in such a way tha...

Search Tips & Tricks

by saregama 1 year 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...

Posts disappearing?

by odkaty 3 months ago

I've noticed that some of my posts have disappeared. Why? Is there a reason they were taken down?

Please Stop the Big-Breasted Tennis Player?

by kaleokahu 3 months ago

Would it be possible to drop the clickbait ad with the enormously-endowed lady playing tennis? Thanks.

Mute feature requested (opposite of Follow) for a poster

by MidwesternerTT 4 months ago

There are a few CH posters who consistently annoy me with their tone, topics or both. It would be nice to have a "mute" feature offered on their profile that would function opposite of "Follow" - ...

Places function

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Is the Places function that adds a link to a map for restaurants disabled? Some times the Add a Place button does not show up at all for restaurants&bars postings, and when it does, the search func...

Ghost post

by small h 4 months ago

This post is off-topic, as I am obviously not the only one to notice, since clicking on it leads to a 404. Yet here it still is.

How to remove Discussion Summary link?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

This post now has a link in the Discussion Summary that I suspect came from a spammer's reply that was deleted. Now, how do we get rid of the spammer's url? Seems crazy that the system saves this. ...

No Ch social media posts since Oct 30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

There've been no posts from Chowhound to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter since October 30, the date of Red Ventures acquisition of the site. The FB page transparency info says that page is managed b...


by kaleokahu 6 months 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...

One hour of effort wiped out!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 6 months 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 ...