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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.4,810
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,620
Changing your email address and/or password?6,405
Changing your user/login name9,525
Created a username; did not receive a password7,161
How can I donate to Briar Press6,138
How to contact a Briar Press member10,035
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,257
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,465
Solving login problems17,298
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,339
Why won't my photos upload?6,898
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,789
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,603
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,446
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,433
Using ornaments on your computer30,254
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,254
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad24,349
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,583
Paying for your ad: you decide7,713
Posting a classified ad: eligibility29,609
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers26,701
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,410
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,568
Founders, sources, acknowledgements25,106
How to edit your Press Names listing4,627
Introduction to the International Register6,694
My press name was declined. Why?5,183
Prop cards: their purpose and format17,262
Register the name of your private press53,086
Register: frequently asked questions12,035
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,628
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,019
How to contact a listing owner6,719
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,904
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,714
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines5,360
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,553
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,940
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value57,891
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers19,157
Buying type: new or used?44,486
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment63,446
Measuring the size of a press12,601
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction74,406
Printing terminology and parts20,066
The California job case39,355