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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.6,103
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,834
Changing your email address and/or password?7,656
Changing your user/login name10,945
Created a username; did not receive a password8,423
How can I donate to Briar Press7,351
How to contact a Briar Press member11,720
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,417
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,746
Solving login problems19,132
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums9,136
Why won't my photos upload?8,240
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,143
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,824
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,095
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,280
Using ornaments on your computer32,051
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,682
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,409
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,825
Paying for your ad: you decide9,078
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,210
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,070
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,793
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,779
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,639
How to edit your Press Names listing5,883
Introduction to the International Register7,765
My press name was declined. Why?6,465
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,347
Register the name of your private press56,280
Register: frequently asked questions14,139
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,032
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,988
How to contact a listing owner7,998
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,099
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,749
Discussion posting guidelines6,366
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,624
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,090
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,403
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,957
Buying type: new or used?48,833
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,439
Measuring the size of a press14,735
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,375
Printing terminology and parts22,024
The California job case42,878