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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.7,353
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,929
Changing your email address and/or password?9,155
Changing your user/login name12,122
Created a username; did not receive a password9,918
How can I donate to Briar Press8,421
How to contact a Briar Press member14,108
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,248
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,725
Solving login problems21,190
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums18,086
Why won't my photos upload?9,271
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,234
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,786
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,209
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,928
Using ornaments on your computer33,387
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,674
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,901
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,791
Paying for your ad: you decide10,158
Posting a classified ad: eligibility36,051
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,905
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,954
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,719
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,185
How to edit your Press Names listing6,765
Introduction to the International Register8,646
My press name was declined. Why?7,381
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,912
Register the name of your private press58,729
Register: frequently asked questions15,675
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,794
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,735
How to contact a listing owner9,923
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,071
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,532
Discussion posting guidelines7,369
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,612
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,082
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value66,081
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,332
Buying type: new or used?52,340
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment77,048
Measuring the size of a press16,509
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,371
Printing terminology and parts23,313
The California job case46,237