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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.3,624
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,665
Changing your email address and/or password?5,356
Changing your user/login name8,500
Created a username; did not receive a password6,079
How can I donate to Briar Press5,251
How to contact a Briar Press member8,972
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,396
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,543
Solving login problems15,709
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,273
Why won't my photos upload?5,834
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,733
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,528
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,943
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,790
Using ornaments on your computer28,409
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,148
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad21,800
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,634
Paying for your ad: you decide6,578
Posting a classified ad: eligibility26,807
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,195
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,387
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,590
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,134
How to edit your Press Names listing3,642
Introduction to the International Register5,737
My press name was declined. Why?4,151
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,282
Register the name of your private press49,240
Register: frequently asked questions10,169
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,721
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,250
How to contact a listing owner5,794
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,798
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,887
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,510
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,765
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,078
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value52,720
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,154
Buying type: new or used?40,771
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment56,679
Measuring the size of a press11,024
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction65,878
Printing terminology and parts18,199
The California job case35,163