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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.6,206
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,937
Changing your email address and/or password?7,765
Changing your user/login name11,066
Created a username; did not receive a password8,579
How can I donate to Briar Press7,453
How to contact a Briar Press member11,961
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,499
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,849
Solving login problems19,283
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,475
Why won't my photos upload?8,335
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,265
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,911
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,202
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,442
Using ornaments on your computer32,186
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,775
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,569
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,924
Paying for your ad: you decide9,204
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,446
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,320
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,898
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,874
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,881
How to edit your Press Names listing5,974
Introduction to the International Register7,857
My press name was declined. Why?6,551
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,492
Register the name of your private press56,477
Register: frequently asked questions14,259
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,222
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,060
How to contact a listing owner8,213
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,189
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,824
Discussion posting guidelines6,480
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,748
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,191
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,776
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,221
Buying type: new or used?49,110
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,004
Measuring the size of a press14,887
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,743
Printing terminology and parts22,136
The California job case43,142