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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.1,182
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,326
Changing your email address and/or password?2,951
Changing your user/login name5,980
Created a username; did not receive a password3,896
How can I donate to Briar Press3,251
How to contact a Briar Press member6,487
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,397
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,439
Solving login problems11,800
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,132
Why won't my photos upload?3,524
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,367
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,361
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,814
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,044
Using ornaments on your computer22,324
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,529
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,015
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,504
Paying for your ad: you decide4,198
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,666
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,706
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,045
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,348
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,546
How to edit your Press Names listing1,335
Introduction to the International Register3,584
My press name was declined. Why?1,979
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,940
Register the name of your private press33,571
Register: frequently asked questions6,290
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,536
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,514
How to contact a listing owner3,830
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,560
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,070
Discussion posting guidelines2,815
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,911
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,103
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value35,495
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,559
Buying type: new or used?28,520
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,402
Measuring the size of a press7,614
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction40,787
Printing terminology and parts12,551
The California job case24,606