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User comment archives

Adam Horowitz on

Hi everyone: We are aware that there is an issue with user comment archives and we are working on it. We agree that the comment archives are a really important resource on the site and want to get them back up as soon as possible. Please leave any additional issues taking place with the comments […]

Update on the comment section

Adam Horowitz on

As many readers have noticed the comment section is still not working properly. The short version is that we have been having a problem with one of the databases that the site runs off of since moving the site to a new server. Our tech support staff is working to fix the issue as quickly as they can.

Problem with Comments

Adam Horowitz on

Hi. Several commenters have contacted us saying they are having trouble leaving comments. We don’t know why this is happening but we’re aware of the issue and are working on it with our tech support. Hopefully it will be resolved in the next couple of days. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Comments reloaded back to December 31, 2010; User profiles

Adam Horowitz on

A new batch of old comments has been re-imported back into the site going back to December 31, 2010. This included approximately 250,000 comments. Also, we understand that links are no longer appearing to commenters’ profiles showing their commenting history. We are working on restoring that. For background see here.

Reloading comments from April and May 2014

Adam Horowitz on

We are in the process of reloading older comments back into the site that had to be taken down when we were experiences server difficulties earlier this year. We were successfully able to import comments ranging between dates 04-01-2014 to 05-01-2014, which ended up being around 13,000 comments, and we plan on importing another 2 month batch of comments sometime next week.

Server Update: Posts & Comments on Hold

Mondoweiss Editors on

Alert! It’s time for some housekeeping around here and we are switching servers. This means that as of 2 pm EDT on Friday, August 21 all posting and comments will be put on hold until all files are moved over to the new server. See you soon!

Added adjustable font size

Mondoweiss Editors on

We’ve had many requests for the ability of readers to adjust the size of the font on our site for easier reading. Today we are adding a simple – / + button to let you set the size of the type that is most comfortable for you. You will find these buttons just under the […]

Comment editing re-enabled

Mondoweiss Editors on

The ability for logged in users to edit their previously posted comments has been re-enabled.