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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.6,190
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,924
Changing your email address and/or password?7,752
Changing your user/login name11,048
Created a username; did not receive a password8,559
How can I donate to Briar Press7,439
How to contact a Briar Press member11,939
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,487
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,839
Solving login problems19,265
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,381
Why won't my photos upload?8,318
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,249
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,900
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,190
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,427
Using ornaments on your computer32,165
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,764
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,551
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,910
Paying for your ad: you decide9,188
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,424
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,300
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,879
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,863
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,852
How to edit your Press Names listing5,965
Introduction to the International Register7,848
My press name was declined. Why?6,539
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,479
Register the name of your private press56,451
Register: frequently asked questions14,242
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,201
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,051
How to contact a listing owner8,189
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,176
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,816
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,467
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,736
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,179
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,738
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,200
Buying type: new or used?49,077
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,944
Measuring the size of a press14,869
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,703
Printing terminology and parts22,122
The California job case43,113