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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.6,076
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,812
Changing your email address and/or password?7,638
Changing your user/login name10,922
Created a username; did not receive a password8,384
How can I donate to Briar Press7,318
How to contact a Briar Press member11,665
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,400
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,730
Solving login problems19,098
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums8,907
Why won't my photos upload?8,220
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,115
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,807
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,071
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,255
Using ornaments on your computer32,029
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,661
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,366
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,810
Paying for your ad: you decide9,059
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,159
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,032
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,773
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,761
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,596
How to edit your Press Names listing5,869
Introduction to the International Register7,750
My press name was declined. Why?6,449
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,323
Register the name of your private press56,246
Register: frequently asked questions14,119
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,987
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,975
How to contact a listing owner7,948
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,080
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,733
Discussion posting guidelines6,344
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,600
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,069
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,344
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,931
Buying type: new or used?48,788
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,329
Measuring the size of a press14,712
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,322
Printing terminology and parts22,010
The California job case42,820