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The staff at Briar Press consists of just two people. We’ll try to respond to your problems and inquiries, but we hope to address some of them in the help pages below. If your question isn’t answered here, consider posting it in this Discussion topic.

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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.7,315
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,899
Changing your email address and/or password?9,088
Changing your user/login name12,095
Created a username; did not receive a password9,883
How can I donate to Briar Press8,399
How to contact a Briar Press member13,990
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,229
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,700
Solving login problems21,139
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,882
Why won't my photos upload?9,239
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,206
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,764
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,175
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,869
Using ornaments on your computer33,346
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,653
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,836
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,764
Paying for your ad: you decide10,131
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,985
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,823
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,904
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,690
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,111
How to edit your Press Names listing6,738
Introduction to the International Register8,617
My press name was declined. Why?7,353
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,862
Register the name of your private press58,637
Register: frequently asked questions15,611
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,681
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,709
How to contact a listing owner9,812
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,042
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,510
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines7,343
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,588
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,059
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value66,001
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,282
Buying type: new or used?52,265
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,927
Measuring the size of a press16,463
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,252
Printing terminology and parts23,275
The California job case46,131