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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.6,323
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,045
Changing your email address and/or password?7,876
Changing your user/login name11,170
Created a username; did not receive a password8,734
How can I donate to Briar Press7,572
How to contact a Briar Press member12,219
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,592
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,950
Solving login problems19,466
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,639
Why won't my photos upload?8,433
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 use22,328
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,641
Using ornaments on your computer32,316
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,876
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,765
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,024
Paying for your ad: you decide9,319
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,644
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,524
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,050
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,978
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,119
How to edit your Press Names listing6,065
Introduction to the International Register7,968
My press name was declined. Why?6,645
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,654
Register the name of your private press56,695
Register: frequently asked questions14,390
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,401
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,149
How to contact a listing owner8,395
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,288
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,912
Discussion posting guidelines6,583
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,845
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,289
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,083
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,450
Buying type: new or used?49,349
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,552
Measuring the size of a press15,042
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,063
Printing terminology and parts22,276
The California job case43,405