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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.5,987
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,737
Changing your email address and/or password?7,559
Changing your user/login name10,849
Created a username; did not receive a password8,288
How can I donate to Briar Press7,210
How to contact a Briar Press member11,376
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,336
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,649
Solving login problems18,968
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,892
Why won't my photos upload?8,151
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,033
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,738
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,002
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,169
Using ornaments on your computer31,947
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,589
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,233
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,740
Paying for your ad: you decide8,992
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,962
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,881
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,659
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,689
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,418
How to edit your Press Names listing5,807
Introduction to the International Register7,685
My press name was declined. Why?6,371
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,197
Register the name of your private press56,103
Register: frequently asked questions14,018
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,779
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,925
How to contact a listing owner7,729
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,997
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,658
Discussion posting guidelines6,272
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,524
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,989
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,158
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,803
Buying type: new or used?48,622
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment70,958
Measuring the size of a press14,542
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,113
Printing terminology and parts21,901
The California job case42,674