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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.

About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.1,674
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,774
Changing your email address and/or password?3,472
Changing your user/login name6,591
Created a username; did not receive a password4,352
How can I donate to Briar Press3,669
How to contact a Briar Press member6,985
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,740
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,885
Solving login problems12,720
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,530
Why won't my photos upload?4,026
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,798
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,770
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,309
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,197
Using ornaments on your computer24,010
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,082
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,809
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,914
Paying for your ad: you decide4,677
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,493
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,324
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,471
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,740
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,897
How to edit your Press Names listing1,738
Introduction to the International Register3,997
My press name was declined. Why?2,409
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,441
Register the name of your private press40,155
Register: frequently asked questions7,029
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,994
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,857
How to contact a listing owner4,181
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,990
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,452
Discussion posting guidelines3,163
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,259
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,493
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value40,160
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,729
Buying type: new or used?31,576
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment41,280
Measuring the size of a press8,289
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction47,238
Printing terminology and parts14,180
The California job case27,023