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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.6,324
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,045
Changing your email address and/or password?7,876
Changing your user/login name11,171
Created a username; did not receive a password8,736
How can I donate to Briar Press7,572
How to contact a Briar Press member12,221
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,592
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,951
Solving login problems19,467
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,654
Why won't my photos upload?8,435
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,377
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,061
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,330
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,644
Using ornaments on your computer32,318
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,877
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,766
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,025
Paying for your ad: you decide9,321
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,645
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,526
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,050
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,978
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,122
How to edit your Press Names listing6,067
Introduction to the International Register7,969
My press name was declined. Why?6,645
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,655
Register the name of your private press56,698
Register: frequently asked questions14,392
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,403
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,149
How to contact a listing owner8,396
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,288
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,913
Discussion posting guidelines6,584
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,845
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,290
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,087
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,454
Buying type: new or used?49,351
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,556
Measuring the size of a press15,042
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,066
Printing terminology and parts22,277
The California job case43,407