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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.4,169
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,089
Changing your email address and/or password?5,866
Changing your user/login name8,958
Created a username; did not receive a password6,626
How can I donate to Briar Press5,640
How to contact a Briar Press member9,435
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,764
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,959
Solving login problems16,457
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,762
Why won't my photos upload?6,286
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,190
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,999
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,630
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,524
Using ornaments on your computer29,301
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,659
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,946
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,052
Paying for your ad: you decide7,097
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,974
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,252
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,857
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,039
Founders, sources, acknowledgements23,476
How to edit your Press Names listing4,077
Introduction to the International Register6,159
My press name was declined. Why?4,625
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,219
Register the name of your private press51,456
Register: frequently asked questions11,022
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,117
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,613
How to contact a listing owner6,246
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,319
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,269
Discussion posting guidelines4,890
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,121
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,479
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value55,229
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers17,371
Buying type: new or used?42,239
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment59,939
Measuring the size of a press11,749
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction70,006
Printing terminology and parts19,030
The California job case36,994