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Restaurants Changes: Temporary Stop to Adding / Editing

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CHOW HQ Jul 29, 2009 02:46 PM

We are in the process of redesigning the Restaurants section of the site. In preparation for this redesign, we need to make the following changes to existing functionality on the site, effective 9pm tonight:
- Users will no longer be able to add new restaurants to the database
- Users will no longer be able to edit restaurant pages.

** This functionality will return when we release the new Restaurants section in August **

Also, the site may be unavailable for about 15-20 minutes around 9pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience,

The CHOW Team

  1. DiveFan Aug 21, 2009 04:00 PM

    Hello CHOW HQ,
    It's been over three weeks since the freeze, time for a status request.

    Any idea when the 'new' Place feature will be rolled out?
    We'd really like to get the Place database back before our memory runs out.
    TIA!

    1 Reply
    1. re: DiveFan
      cuccubear Aug 28, 2009 07:54 AM

      Was wondering the same thing. Would like to add a new place, but alas...

    2. Googs Aug 30, 2009 10:28 AM

      A month has gone past. When will we be ab'e to add/edit places again? Even an estimate would be nice.

      1. Shane Greenwood Sep 3, 2009 12:35 PM

        ** This functionality will return when we release the new Restaurants section in August **

        Okay, now it's September. Any update?

        1 Reply
        1. re: Shane Greenwood
          Jacquilynne Sep 3, 2009 02:51 PM

          The new restaurants code is still in beta. Until that's ready to go, updating will remain off.

        2. squid kun Sep 21, 2009 07:46 AM

          http://www.chow.com/places/57377

          Looks as if someone was able to add or edit a place record yesterday. Is this feature back?

          1 Reply
          1. re: squid kun
            Jacquilynne Sep 21, 2009 08:19 AM

            Not that I'm aware of. That was ... weird. It'll be disabled until the new restaurants function is released, and then it'll be very obvious that things have changed.

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