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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.7,190
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,801
Changing your email address and/or password?8,655
Changing your user/login name11,977
Created a username; did not receive a password9,727
How can I donate to Briar Press8,303
How to contact a Briar Press member13,668
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,146
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,587
Solving login problems20,929
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,067
Why won't my photos upload?9,139
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,105
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,682
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,081
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,722
Using ornaments on your computer33,239
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,555
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,582
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,682
Paying for your ad: you decide10,033
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,706
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,583
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,717
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,604
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,913
How to edit your Press Names listing6,654
Introduction to the International Register8,534
My press name was declined. Why?7,269
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,623
Register the name of your private press58,441
Register: frequently asked questions15,467
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,411
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,643
How to contact a listing owner9,522
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,930
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,438
Discussion posting guidelines7,254
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,502
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,970
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,643
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,022
Buying type: new or used?51,940
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,398
Measuring the size of a press16,285
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,757
Printing terminology and parts23,150
The California job case45,750