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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.

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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.7,215
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,819
Changing your email address and/or password?8,678
Changing your user/login name12,004
Created a username; did not receive a password9,757
How can I donate to Briar Press8,324
How to contact a Briar Press member13,717
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,161
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,609
Solving login problems20,962
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,286
Why won't my photos upload?9,158
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,125
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,699
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,096
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,747
Using ornaments on your computer33,257
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,573
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,620
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,696
Paying for your ad: you decide10,049
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,765
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,634
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,756
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,619
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,953
How to edit your Press Names listing6,674
Introduction to the International Register8,544
My press name was declined. Why?7,287
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,655
Register the name of your private press58,481
Register: frequently asked questions15,490
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,456
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,651
How to contact a listing owner9,570
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,956
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,451
Discussion posting guidelines7,275
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,523
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,990
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,720
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,089
Buying type: new or used?52,014
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,516
Measuring the size of a press16,318
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,854
Printing terminology and parts23,177
The California job case45,847