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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.6,193
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,928
Changing your email address and/or password?7,753
Changing your user/login name11,052
Created a username; did not receive a password8,564
How can I donate to Briar Press7,440
How to contact a Briar Press member11,943
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,489
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,839
Solving login problems19,268
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,417
Why won't my photos upload?8,319
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,251
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,903
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,194
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,431
Using ornaments on your computer32,170
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,765
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,553
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,913
Paying for your ad: you decide9,193
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,429
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,303
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,883
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,864
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,856
How to edit your Press Names listing5,966
Introduction to the International Register7,850
My press name was declined. Why?6,543
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,483
Register the name of your private press56,455
Register: frequently asked questions14,247
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,204
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,054
How to contact a listing owner8,193
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,180
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,817
Discussion posting guidelines6,472
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,739
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,180
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,746
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,204
Buying type: new or used?49,084
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,962
Measuring the size of a press14,871
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,712
Printing terminology and parts22,124
The California job case43,122