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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.6,197
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,931
Changing your email address and/or password?7,756
Changing your user/login name11,055
Created a username; did not receive a password8,569
How can I donate to Briar Press7,444
How to contact a Briar Press member11,947
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,492
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,842
Solving login problems19,272
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,438
Why won't my photos upload?8,323
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,258
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,904
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,196
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,435
Using ornaments on your computer32,178
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,768
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,555
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,916
Paying for your ad: you decide9,195
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,432
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,309
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,885
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,867
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,864
How to edit your Press Names listing5,969
Introduction to the International Register7,851
My press name was declined. Why?6,546
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,485
Register the name of your private press56,460
Register: frequently asked questions14,250
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,212
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,056
How to contact a listing owner8,201
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,184
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,819
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,476
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,744
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,185
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