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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.6,781
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,441
Changing your email address and/or password?8,281
Changing your user/login name11,628
Created a username; did not receive a password9,288
How can I donate to Briar Press7,900
How to contact a Briar Press member13,037
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,891
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,309
Solving login problems20,034
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,222
Why won't my photos upload?8,812
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,782
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,395
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,698
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,141
Using ornaments on your computer32,717
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,258
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,431
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,399
Paying for your ad: you decide9,737
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,449
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers31,291
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,404
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,316
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,090
How to edit your Press Names listing6,383
Introduction to the International Register8,270
My press name was declined. Why?6,988
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,194
Register the name of your private press57,514
Register: frequently asked questions14,883
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,017
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,422
How to contact a listing owner9,079
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,655
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,200
Discussion posting guidelines6,977
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,233
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,693
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value64,480
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,345
Buying type: new or used?50,511
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment74,506
Measuring the size of a press15,677
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,711
Printing terminology and parts22,749
The California job case44,425