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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.6,212
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,945
Changing your email address and/or password?7,771
Changing your user/login name11,072
Created a username; did not receive a password8,587
How can I donate to Briar Press7,460
How to contact a Briar Press member11,967
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,505
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,855
Solving login problems19,291
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,495
Why won't my photos upload?8,341
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,271
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,917
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,211
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,452
Using ornaments on your computer32,195
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,780
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,577
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,930
Paying for your ad: you decide9,210
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,452
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,329
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,907
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,880
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,892
How to edit your Press Names listing5,980
Introduction to the International Register7,866
My press name was declined. Why?6,556
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,501
Register the name of your private press56,488
Register: frequently asked questions14,267
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,228
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,068
How to contact a listing owner8,219
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,195
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,831
Discussion posting guidelines6,487
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,753
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,196
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,784
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,227
Buying type: new or used?49,119
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,013
Measuring the size of a press14,893
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,754
Printing terminology and parts22,141
The California job case43,151