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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.5,979
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,726
Changing your email address and/or password?7,550
Changing your user/login name10,837
Created a username; did not receive a password8,273
How can I donate to Briar Press7,201
How to contact a Briar Press member11,357
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,329
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,633
Solving login problems18,953
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,802
Why won't my photos upload?8,139
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,023
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,726
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,989
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,155
Using ornaments on your computer31,934
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,580
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,212
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,729
Paying for your ad: you decide8,973
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,946
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,857
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,649
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,677
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,392
How to edit your Press Names listing5,799
Introduction to the International Register7,675
My press name was declined. Why?6,362
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,184
Register the name of your private press56,090
Register: frequently asked questions14,008
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,761
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,919
How to contact a listing owner7,713
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,988
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,648
Discussion posting guidelines6,249
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,512
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,976
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,132
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,789
Buying type: new or used?48,603
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment70,912
Measuring the size of a press14,526
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,075
Printing terminology and parts21,888
The California job case42,660