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Not using this right

by joeljkp 1 year ago

I don't think I'm using this site right - here are my frustrations: * In a long topic like the COTM threads, sorting the comments by Newest seems to sort by newest reply, not newest top-level co...

Error 500 re-surfacing AGAIN when posting write-up with attached photos!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 8 days ago

Less than two weeks after I reported ERROR 500 surfacing on my write-up with attached photos, resulting in my unsuccessful attempt to post. SAME PROBLEM appeared again today, resulting in another w...

Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 10 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...

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...

Chowhound Moderator e-mail “permanent fatal errors”

by DonnaMarieNJ 5 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 ...

Can't edit my profile?

by Tristor 1 year 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...

Problem posting and uploading photos!!.....here we go AGAIN!!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 17 days ago

Spend the past half an hour composing a food related article and uploading photos ( 5 in total ) . Unsuccessful! Error ' 500 ' message ' re-surface again!!......Total waste of time!!

Time to reconsider the method of removing offensive posts

by Hawashingtonian 1 month ago

Yet another branch of posts has been removed by the mods, this time in "Recommendations for stainless steel 9inch frying pan and saucepans", and I'm really starting to thing that a "This post has b...

Juneteenth Holiday tag request

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Could we get a Juneteenth tag for meals and events honoring our newest Federal holiday?

Photos do not display

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Yet another bug with photo stories . . . the images are not displaying on photo stories. Instead of photo images, "upload in progress" on Firefox and Safari desktop. However, if you click on one to...

I give up. Please instruct me how to search on Chowhound.

by maestra 3 months ago

I almost never have success. Here's today's example: I wanted to find the thread for the Baking COTM Ottolenghi Sweet. Nothing comes up, no matter what combination or quotation marks I use. Afte...

My Feed not sorting by Latest Reply

by nonaggie 10 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 Posting Outage Resolved

by patsully 3 months ago

Hi all, As you may have encountered, we experienced an outage for posting and commenting on Chowhound overnight and into the morning. This was the result of migrating systems to our new company...

Header for ALDI in November

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 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.

My Feed not working

by castironcookingfool 6 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 6 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 6 months ago

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

Ghost post

by small h 8 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.

No Ch social media posts since Oct 30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 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...