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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.6,780
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,440
Changing your email address and/or password?8,277
Changing your user/login name11,626
Created a username; did not receive a password9,285
How can I donate to Briar Press7,898
How to contact a Briar Press member13,035
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,890
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,308
Solving login problems20,030
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,209
Why won't my photos upload?8,809
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,780
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,395
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,698
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,141
Using ornaments on your computer32,717
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,255
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,430
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,399
Paying for your ad: you decide9,735
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,448
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers31,285
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,402
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,315
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,089
How to edit your Press Names listing6,382
Introduction to the International Register8,270
My press name was declined. Why?6,987
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,193
Register the name of your private press57,510
Register: frequently asked questions14,883
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,013
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,421
How to contact a listing owner9,076
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,654
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,199
Discussion posting guidelines6,976
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,233
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,692
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value64,475
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,337
Buying type: new or used?50,507
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment74,498
Measuring the size of a press15,674
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,708
Printing terminology and parts22,747
The California job case44,420