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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.4,650
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,469
Changing your email address and/or password?6,249
Changing your user/login name9,354
Created a username; did not receive a password7,011
How can I donate to Briar Press5,990
How to contact a Briar Press member9,852
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,120
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,319
Solving login problems17,057
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,183
Why won't my photos upload?6,739
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,627
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,430
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,228
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,205
Using ornaments on your computer30,016
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,092
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad23,981
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,436
Paying for your ad: you decide7,531
Posting a classified ad: eligibility29,203
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers26,292
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,244
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,416
Founders, sources, acknowledgements24,668
How to edit your Press Names listing4,473
Introduction to the International Register6,541
My press name was declined. Why?5,026
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,996
Register the name of your private press52,681
Register: frequently asked questions11,731
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,478
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,907
How to contact a listing owner6,580
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,739
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,590
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines5,220
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,422
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,798
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value57,260
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers18,705
Buying type: new or used?43,736
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment62,638
Measuring the size of a press12,380
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction73,473
Printing terminology and parts19,616
The California job case38,881