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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.6,797
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,451
Changing your email address and/or password?8,295
Changing your user/login name11,643
Created a username; did not receive a password9,312
How can I donate to Briar Press7,911
How to contact a Briar Press member13,068
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,899
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,323
Solving login problems20,067
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,294
Why won't my photos upload?8,823
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,802
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,407
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,719
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,164
Using ornaments on your computer32,739
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,271
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,453
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,412
Paying for your ad: you decide9,748
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,485
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers31,322
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,419
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,330
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,127
How to edit your Press Names listing6,391
Introduction to the International Register8,282
My press name was declined. Why?6,998
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,212
Register the name of your private press57,552
Register: frequently asked questions14,904
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,032
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,433
How to contact a listing owner9,097
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,663
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,211
Discussion posting guidelines6,990
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,245
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,702
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value64,526
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,379
Buying type: new or used?50,550
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment74,586
Measuring the size of a press15,713
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,771
Printing terminology and parts22,767
The California job case44,464