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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.6,342
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,061
Changing your email address and/or password?7,893
Changing your user/login name11,186
Created a username; did not receive a password8,747
How can I donate to Briar Press7,585
How to contact a Briar Press member12,270
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,605
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,963
Solving login problems19,494
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,791
Why won't my photos upload?8,448
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,399
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,079
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,351
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,670
Using ornaments on your computer32,350
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,901
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,801
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,055
Paying for your ad: you decide9,341
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,681
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,563
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,064
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,997
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,168
How to edit your Press Names listing6,083
Introduction to the International Register7,980
My press name was declined. Why?6,661
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,676
Register the name of your private press56,724
Register: frequently asked questions14,418
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,443
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,162
How to contact a listing owner8,445
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,304
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,924
Discussion posting guidelines6,597
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,858
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,305
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,145
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,483
Buying type: new or used?49,394
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,653
Measuring the size of a press15,077
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,151
Printing terminology and parts22,294
The California job case43,451