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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.1,527
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,597
Changing your email address and/or password?3,292
Changing your user/login name6,451
Created a username; did not receive a password4,243
How can I donate to Briar Press3,571
How to contact a Briar Press member6,868
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,656
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,782
Solving login problems12,552
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,436
Why won't my photos upload?3,923
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,685
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,675
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,746
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,960
Using ornaments on your computer23,635
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,945
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,393
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,823
Paying for your ad: you decide4,556
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,092
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,999
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,372
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,633
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,614
How to edit your Press Names listing1,632
Introduction to the International Register3,891
My press name was declined. Why?2,316
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,913
Register the name of your private press39,244
Register: frequently asked questions6,839
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,867
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,777
How to contact a listing owner4,073
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,891
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,354
Discussion posting guidelines3,075
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,168
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,398
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value39,091
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,468
Buying type: new or used?30,934
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment40,192
Measuring the size of a press8,132
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction45,815
Printing terminology and parts13,814
The California job case26,475