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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.6,327
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,046
Changing your email address and/or password?7,881
Changing your user/login name11,172
Created a username; did not receive a password8,736
How can I donate to Briar Press7,573
How to contact a Briar Press member12,230
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,595
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,952
Solving login problems19,475
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,699
Why won't my photos upload?8,436
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,383
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,064
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,336
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,652
Using ornaments on your computer32,327
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,883
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,775
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,035
Paying for your ad: you decide9,327
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,656
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,539
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,054
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,981
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,141
How to edit your Press Names listing6,070
Introduction to the International Register7,972
My press name was declined. Why?6,650
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,660
Register the name of your private press56,707
Register: frequently asked questions14,400
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,409
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,153
How to contact a listing owner8,407
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,292
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,915
Discussion posting guidelines6,585
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,846
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,294
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,098
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,458
Buying type: new or used?49,359
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,580
Measuring the size of a press15,046
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,083
Printing terminology and parts22,282
The California job case43,416