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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.6,214
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,945
Changing your email address and/or password?7,771
Changing your user/login name11,073
Created a username; did not receive a password8,592
How can I donate to Briar Press7,462
How to contact a Briar Press member11,977
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,508
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,858
Solving login problems19,295
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,537
Why won't my photos upload?8,343
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,275
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,919
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,214
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,457
Using ornaments on your computer32,196
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,782
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,579
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,932
Paying for your ad: you decide9,213
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,459
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,340
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,911
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,882
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,897
How to edit your Press Names listing5,981
Introduction to the International Register7,866
My press name was declined. Why?6,557
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,503
Register the name of your private press56,492
Register: frequently asked questions14,268
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,237
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,070
How to contact a listing owner8,226
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,195
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,832
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,489
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,755
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,197
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,794
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,230
Buying type: new or used?49,126
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,027
Measuring the size of a press14,897
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,767
Printing terminology and parts22,142
The California job case43,158