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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.6,215
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,946
Changing your email address and/or password?7,772
Changing your user/login name11,074
Created a username; did not receive a password8,593
How can I donate to Briar Press7,463
How to contact a Briar Press member11,978
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,509
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,859
Solving login problems19,296
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,539
Why won't my photos upload?8,344
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,276
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,920
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,215
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,458
Using ornaments on your computer32,197
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,783
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,581
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,933
Paying for your ad: you decide9,215
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,460
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,341
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,912
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,883
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,898
How to edit your Press Names listing5,982
Introduction to the International Register7,867
My press name was declined. Why?6,558
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,504
Register the name of your private press56,493
Register: frequently asked questions14,269
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,238
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,071
How to contact a listing owner8,227
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,196
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,833
Discussion posting guidelines6,490
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,756
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,198
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,795
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,231
Buying type: new or used?49,127
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,028
Measuring the size of a press14,898
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,768
Printing terminology and parts22,143
The California job case43,159