Can someone explain what is happening on this page? - Programmers Heaven

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!


Welcome to the new platform of Programmer's Heaven! We apologize for the inconvenience caused, if you visited us from a broken link of the previous version. The main reason to move to a new platform is to provide more effective and collaborative experience to you all. Please feel free to experience the new platform and use its exciting features. Contact us for any issue that you need to get clarified. We are more than happy to help you.

Can someone explain what is happening on this page?

fade2grayfade2gray Posts: 2Member

My local online newspaper has recently changed it's format and has introduced a few irritations:

  • An article's comment form is restricted to 50px in height, even though you can type in a maximum of 4,000 characters, but not a big problem as I believe this can be easily fixed by changing 'resize: none' to 'resize: vertical' in the CSS declarations for that element.
  • What I cant figure is this; many posters punctuate longer comments with line breaks for readability, but on submitting the line breaks get removed. But, if there are more than 11 comments to the article a button appears - "View all Comments". If clicked on, all comments appear plus any missing line breaks in the previous 10 comments. Can anyone explain why/how this behaviour happens?

Example article and comments (sorry for the intrusive ads if you're not using an adblocker)

Thanks for any info.


Sign In or Register to comment.