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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.6,192
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,924
Changing your email address and/or password?7,752
Changing your user/login name11,048
Created a username; did not receive a password8,561
How can I donate to Briar Press7,439
How to contact a Briar Press member11,941
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,488
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,839
Solving login problems19,266
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,402
Why won't my photos upload?8,319
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,249
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,901
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,192
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,428
Using ornaments on your computer32,167
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,765
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,552
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,910
Paying for your ad: you decide9,190
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,426
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,302
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,881
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,864
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,855
How to edit your Press Names listing5,966
Introduction to the International Register7,849
My press name was declined. Why?6,541
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,481
Register the name of your private press56,454
Register: frequently asked questions14,243
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,202
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,051
How to contact a listing owner8,190
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,177
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,816
Discussion posting guidelines6,471
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,739
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,180
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,743
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,201
Buying type: new or used?49,082
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,950
Measuring the size of a press14,870
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,707
Printing terminology and parts22,124
The California job case43,118