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1. If I use my middle mouse button to open an article in a new window, it opens in the existing window.

2. If I click an article, it's displayed, and the URL is updated. If I access that URL directly, or if I right click the article and open in a new tab, it fails with an error (seems to be fixed now).

3. When viewing an article and I scroll down, it's automatically closed. I know this is a feature, but it's incredibly annoying.

I really hate when the most basic website principles that always worked 20 years ago, fail to work in a modern redesign.




Navigation is working normally for me: middle click opens articles in a new tab, and I can right click and open an article in a new tab or a new window. I can also access articles by URL.

I'm using Chromium. Has Techcrunch broken navigation for Firefox and Safari?

Incidentally, if you check out the new site with ScriptSafe, so Javascript is disabled, it looks quite elegant.


Wow, yeah I tested each of these (#2 I had to replicate in an incognito window) and this is really bad. These are basic, basic features that are built into browsers and HTTP, and they don't even work because the designers wanted to be clever. Awful design.




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