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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.7,006
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,692
Changing your email address and/or password?8,550
Changing your user/login name11,858
Created a username; did not receive a password9,542
How can I donate to Briar Press8,157
How to contact a Briar Press member13,421
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,075
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,513
Solving login problems20,654
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,987
Why won't my photos upload?9,013
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,994
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,585
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,924
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,427
Using ornaments on your computer32,960
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,453
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,036
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,575
Paying for your ad: you decide9,903
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,197
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,069
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,601
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,519
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,536
How to edit your Press Names listing6,567
Introduction to the International Register8,437
My press name was declined. Why?7,169
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,418
Register the name of your private press57,976
Register: frequently asked questions15,198
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,262
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,559
How to contact a listing owner9,354
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,839
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,346
Discussion posting guidelines7,159
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,419
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,884
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,149
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,749
Buying type: new or used?51,400
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment75,529
Measuring the size of a press16,045
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,290
Printing terminology and parts23,010
The California job case45,027