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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.7,296
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,884
Changing your email address and/or password?8,998
Changing your user/login name12,079
Created a username; did not receive a password9,863
How can I donate to Briar Press8,386
How to contact a Briar Press member13,950
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,217
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,685
Solving login problems21,105
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,775
Why won't my photos upload?9,228
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,191
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,752
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,162
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,847
Using ornaments on your computer33,330
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,643
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,793
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,753
Paying for your ad: you decide10,124
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,957
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,786
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,889
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,678
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,081
How to edit your Press Names listing6,725
Introduction to the International Register8,598
My press name was declined. Why?7,340
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,836
Register the name of your private press58,606
Register: frequently asked questions15,590
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,652
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,700
How to contact a listing owner9,777
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,031
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,500
Discussion posting guidelines7,335
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,579
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,045
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,967
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,253
Buying type: new or used?52,229
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,852
Measuring the size of a press16,440
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,192
Printing terminology and parts23,263
The California job case46,096