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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.6,538
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,241
Changing your email address and/or password?8,072
Changing your user/login name11,400
Created a username; did not receive a password8,992
How can I donate to Briar Press7,733
How to contact a Briar Press member12,659
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,739
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,111
Solving login problems19,769
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums13,588
Why won't my photos upload?8,617
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,603
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,241
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,526
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,914
Using ornaments on your computer32,540
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,078
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,154
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,228
Paying for your ad: you decide9,541
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,098
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,926
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,231
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,145
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,595
How to edit your Press Names listing6,221
Introduction to the International Register8,126
My press name was declined. Why?6,809
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,934
Register the name of your private press57,131
Register: frequently asked questions14,642
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,741
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,299
How to contact a listing owner8,776
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,481
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,047
Discussion posting guidelines6,798
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,042
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,495
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,804
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,916
Buying type: new or used?49,930
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,620
Measuring the size of a press15,368
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,958
Printing terminology and parts22,525
The California job case43,917