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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.1,108
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,273
Changing your email address and/or password?2,899
Changing your user/login name5,862
Created a username; did not receive a password3,826
How can I donate to Briar Press3,204
How to contact a Briar Press member6,425
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,350
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,388
Solving login problems11,670
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,075
Why won't my photos upload?3,464
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,315
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,304
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,695
Using ornaments on a letterpress17,893
Using ornaments on your computer22,112
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,440
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,698
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,446
Paying for your ad: you decide4,132
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,322
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,366
When your classified ad is declined or not published3,987
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,306
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,369
How to edit your Press Names listing1,276
Introduction to the International Register3,537
My press name was declined. Why?1,926
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,772
Register the name of your private press32,298
Register: frequently asked questions6,184
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,493
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,472
How to contact a listing owner3,780
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,509
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,024
Discussion posting guidelines2,770
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,867
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,059
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value34,929
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,442
Buying type: new or used?28,066
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment35,739
Measuring the size of a press7,541
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction39,879
Printing terminology and parts12,325
The California job case24,272