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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.6,426
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,151
Changing your email address and/or password?7,974
Changing your user/login name11,282
Created a username; did not receive a password8,858
How can I donate to Briar Press7,645
How to contact a Briar Press member12,432
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,666
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,027
Solving login problems19,622
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums12,475
Why won't my photos upload?8,518
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,488
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,148
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,419
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,774
Using ornaments on your computer32,430
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,975
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,973
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,116
Paying for your ad: you decide9,437
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,875
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,737
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,147
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,061
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,384
How to edit your Press Names listing6,144
Introduction to the International Register8,042
My press name was declined. Why?6,726
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,781
Register the name of your private press56,901
Register: frequently asked questions14,516
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,579
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,207
How to contact a listing owner8,589
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,387
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,971
Discussion posting guidelines6,670
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,930
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,378
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,484
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,662
Buying type: new or used?49,652
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,119
Measuring the size of a press15,213
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,528
Printing terminology and parts22,392
The California job case43,662