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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.5,982
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,729
Changing your email address and/or password?7,553
Changing your user/login name10,841
Created a username; did not receive a password8,280
How can I donate to Briar Press7,204
How to contact a Briar Press member11,361
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,331
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,640
Solving login problems18,957
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,833
Why won't my photos upload?8,143
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,028
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,730
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,993
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,158
Using ornaments on your computer31,939
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,581
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,219
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,733
Paying for your ad: you decide8,979
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,951
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,870
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,654
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,680
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,401
How to edit your Press Names listing5,801
Introduction to the International Register7,678
My press name was declined. Why?6,365
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,189
Register the name of your private press56,093
Register: frequently asked questions14,012
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,765
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,921
How to contact a listing owner7,716
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,991
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,652
Discussion posting guidelines6,258
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,517
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,981
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,140
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,794
Buying type: new or used?48,613
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment70,925
Measuring the size of a press14,533
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,085
Printing terminology and parts21,893
The California job case42,663