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Search Tips & Tricks

by saregama 4 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...

What's currently binding up my shorts - "spam detection"

by CookingChemicalEngineer 2 months ago

So if you return to a prior post and update it with new information, you can get hit with "Our spam detection has flagged your post, so it will not appear on the site until one of our moderator...

What do you do for a living?

by Smokeydoke30 7 days ago

Lets get to know one another better, what do you do to pay the bills?

Location Tag Requests

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

Some popular cities and regions with worthwhile culinary destinations do not have location tags. Let me request that you please add the following: Cupertino, California Millbrae, California ...

Sudden terrible formatting; pages nearly unreadable

by maestra 18 days ago

Am I the only one this is happening to? On my laptop, starting about 4 days ago many (but not all) pages are stretched waaaay out with a left-right scroll bar on the bottom of the page. I don't e...

Cannot "Follow"

by DonnaMarieNJ 25 days ago

I'm signed in, and click follow, but the moment I leave the page, it goes back to not following. I am having this problem just recently. I wanted to follow the "February 2020" threads of my favor...

Time-out times fluctuating?

by CookingChemicalEngineer 1 month ago

Hi, it seems that recently (last 8-10 days or so) the time-out times prior to being logged out for inactivity have increased substantially, and this was very welcomed, as far as I'm concerned. I...

Bad Request error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Starting last week, I'm getting the Bad Request error message on both Firefox desktop and on iPhone Safari. On iPhone, it appears when I tried to log-in. After what I thought were failed attemp...

Search is Not Getting Good Results

by Steve 3 months ago

With the Washington, DC tag I can no longer count on finding my posts. I searched for Little Sesame and did not find the thread I started. I was able to find it using Google. This has been happen...

Ads ... Then even more ads

by cheesepleese 2 months ago

I loved your page from the beginning. I came back today to find a recipe i liked. More ads than ever, can't even scroll an article without an ad. You can run on the right side only to make this pag...

Unable to update email address

by mstrimel 2 months ago

Hi, I have an existing profile. When I try to update my email address, I get the error message "Your email couldn't be updated. Please check to make sure everything is correct and try again." ...

Hello Chowhounds!

by Hana_Asbrink 10 months ago

Hello Chowhound community, Just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Hana and I'm the new executive editor for the site. I've been a big fan and follower of Chowhound, turning...

Image Upload Improvements

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Hi everyone, Our team has been focused on nailing down some pesky image upload bugs you’ve reported this month. Here’s a quick rundown: — Images not uploading - This was a really hard one to ...

Photo/Recipe Galleries: Dead?

by maestra 5 months ago

Looking for a little inspiration and hoping to come across some CH recipes from years ago, I did a search that brought up several galleries. None of them work for me beyond the first page. I can cl...

"Topics related to . . . "

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

A couple of posts down from the top of the California location page is the insert "Topics Related to California". It directs to SACRAMENTO, SAN JOSE and SAN DIEGO. I think this is misleading si...

Why can't I see posts?

by soccermom13 6 months ago

I am having a great deal of trouble seeing the posts under a title. I used to be able to click on a reply (at least that's what I think I was clicking on) and then see all the replies. If I had a...

400 bad request still persists... now uploading photos not working!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 6 months ago

Previously, I brought to your attention that intermittent ' 400 Bad Request ' keeps on popping up when one click on topics, links....etc. This issue still persists after a week has passed! Now, ...

Keep getting ' Bad Request ' when clicked on links posted by contributors?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 6 months ago

This phenomenon has been happening for the past few days. Instead of opening links, getting 'Bad Request' notifications almost every time?! eg: Links provided by 'Prima' https://www.chowhound.co...

Very Few Posts

by Fred19 6 months ago

I have been noticing the scarcity of posts lately. Possibly the reason for that is I feel that there should be a "POST" box on the top of each page and there isn't. There is no indication of how to...