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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.6,555
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,250
Changing your email address and/or password?8,080
Changing your user/login name11,419
Created a username; did not receive a password9,011
How can I donate to Briar Press7,739
How to contact a Briar Press member12,686
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,751
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,128
Solving login problems19,791
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums13,813
Why won't my photos upload?8,634
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,617
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,248
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,537
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,935
Using ornaments on your computer32,554
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,088
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,177
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,244
Paying for your ad: you decide9,567
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,127
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,951
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,241
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,158
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,628
How to edit your Press Names listing6,231
Introduction to the International Register8,139
My press name was declined. Why?6,821
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,954
Register the name of your private press57,156
Register: frequently asked questions14,660
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,771
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,303
How to contact a listing owner8,803
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,497
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,059
Discussion posting guidelines6,818
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,058
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,513
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,867
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,945
Buying type: new or used?49,989
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,714
Measuring the size of a press15,396
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,021
Printing terminology and parts22,546
The California job case43,961