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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.6,198
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,932
Changing your email address and/or password?7,757
Changing your user/login name11,056
Created a username; did not receive a password8,570
How can I donate to Briar Press7,445
How to contact a Briar Press member11,948
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,493
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,843
Solving login problems19,273
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,439
Why won't my photos upload?8,325
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,259
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,905
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,197
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,436
Using ornaments on your computer32,179
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,769
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,556
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,917
Paying for your ad: you decide9,196
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,433
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,310
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,886
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,868
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,864
How to edit your Press Names listing5,970
Introduction to the International Register7,852
My press name was declined. Why?6,547
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,486
Register the name of your private press56,460
Register: frequently asked questions14,250
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,213
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,057
How to contact a listing owner8,202
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,185
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,820
Discussion posting guidelines6,477
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,745
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,186
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,755
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,209
Buying type: new or used?49,093
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,984
Measuring the size of a press14,879
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,721
Printing terminology and parts22,129
The California job case43,128