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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.2,758
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,865
Changing your email address and/or password?4,498
Changing your user/login name7,663
Created a username; did not receive a password5,346
How can I donate to Briar Press4,528
How to contact a Briar Press member8,079
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,618
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,799
Solving login problems14,399
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,413
Why won't my photos upload?5,025
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,892
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,750
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,493
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,198
Using ornaments on your computer26,612
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,177
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,173
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,847
Paying for your ad: you decide5,675
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,059
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,468
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,546
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,767
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,829
How to edit your Press Names listing2,776
Introduction to the International Register4,949
My press name was declined. Why?3,376
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,663
Register the name of your private press45,450
Register: frequently asked questions8,452
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,013
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,667
How to contact a listing owner5,039
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,933
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,232
Discussion posting guidelines3,917
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,101
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,378
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,085
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,174
Buying type: new or used?36,902
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment49,935
Measuring the size of a press9,902
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction58,539
Printing terminology and parts16,695
The California job case31,795