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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.2,708
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,823
Changing your email address and/or password?4,457
Changing your user/login name7,611
Created a username; did not receive a password5,299
How can I donate to Briar Press4,495
How to contact a Briar Press member8,030
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,577
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,758
Solving login problems14,331
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,379
Why won't my photos upload?4,978
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,836
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,702
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,411
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,107
Using ornaments on your computer26,488
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,121
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,933
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,800
Paying for your ad: you decide5,638
Posting a classified ad: eligibility23,796
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,263
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,490
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,710
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,661
How to edit your Press Names listing2,730
Introduction to the International Register4,907
My press name was declined. Why?3,328
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,552
Register the name of your private press45,230
Register: frequently asked questions8,376
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,969
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,639
How to contact a listing owner5,004
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,886
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,200
Discussion posting guidelines3,893
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,064
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,337
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value47,620
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,018
Buying type: new or used?36,615
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment49,378
Measuring the size of a press9,822
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction57,888
Printing terminology and parts16,592
The California job case31,519