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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.6,181
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,918
Changing your email address and/or password?7,738
Changing your user/login name11,039
Created a username; did not receive a password8,547
How can I donate to Briar Press7,431
How to contact a Briar Press member11,925
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,484
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,835
Solving login problems19,252
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,304
Why won't my photos upload?8,314
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,234
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,895
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,181
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,419
Using ornaments on your computer32,155
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,759
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,541
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,905
Paying for your ad: you decide9,180
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,410
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,281
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,872
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,857
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,833
How to edit your Press Names listing5,958
Introduction to the International Register7,842
My press name was declined. Why?6,533
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,466
Register the name of your private press56,437
Register: frequently asked questions14,234
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,190
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,045
How to contact a listing owner8,178
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,170
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,813
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,458
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,729
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,171
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,716
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,193
Buying type: new or used?49,059
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,915
Measuring the size of a press14,855
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,672
Printing terminology and parts22,117
The California job case43,097