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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.5,979
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,727
Changing your email address and/or password?7,550
Changing your user/login name10,838
Created a username; did not receive a password8,273
How can I donate to Briar Press7,202
How to contact a Briar Press member11,357
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,329
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,634
Solving login problems18,953
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,802
Why won't my photos upload?8,140
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,023
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,726
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,990
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,155
Using ornaments on your computer31,934
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,580
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,212
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,729
Paying for your ad: you decide8,973
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,946
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,859
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,649
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,677
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,393
How to edit your Press Names listing5,799
Introduction to the International Register7,675
My press name was declined. Why?6,363
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,185
Register the name of your private press56,090
Register: frequently asked questions14,008
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,761
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,919
How to contact a listing owner7,713
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,988
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,649
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,250
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,513
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,976
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,133
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,790
Buying type: new or used?48,603
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment70,912
Measuring the size of a press14,527
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,076
Printing terminology and parts21,888
The California job case42,660