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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.7,310
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,892
Changing your email address and/or password?9,066
Changing your user/login name12,085
Created a username; did not receive a password9,877
How can I donate to Briar Press8,391
How to contact a Briar Press member13,981
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,225
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,693
Solving login problems21,129
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,840
Why won't my photos upload?9,232
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,198
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,760
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,173
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,864
Using ornaments on your computer33,341
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,648
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,811
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,759
Paying for your ad: you decide10,129
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,973
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,812
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,900
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,685
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,098
How to edit your Press Names listing6,732
Introduction to the International Register8,608
My press name was declined. Why?7,346
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,858
Register the name of your private press58,621
Register: frequently asked questions15,599
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,672
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,706
How to contact a listing owner9,801
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,036
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,508
Discussion posting guidelines7,339
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,583
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,051
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,989
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,274
Buying type: new or used?52,256
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,903
Measuring the size of a press16,452
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,232
Printing terminology and parts23,272
The California job case46,118