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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.6,221
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,952
Changing your email address and/or password?7,777
Changing your user/login name11,078
Created a username; did not receive a password8,597
How can I donate to Briar Press7,470
How to contact a Briar Press member11,985
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,515
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,864
Solving login problems19,301
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,551
Why won't my photos upload?8,349
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,282
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,926
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,222
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,463
Using ornaments on your computer32,202
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,787
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,588
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,937
Paying for your ad: you decide9,221
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,468
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,346
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,919
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,886
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,903
How to edit your Press Names listing5,986
Introduction to the International Register7,872
My press name was declined. Why?6,562
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,507
Register the name of your private press56,498
Register: frequently asked questions14,273
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,245
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,076
How to contact a listing owner8,234
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,202
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,841
Discussion posting guidelines6,495
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,761
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,202
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,807
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,255
Buying type: new or used?49,133
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,040
Measuring the size of a press14,902
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,774
Printing terminology and parts22,149
The California job case43,168