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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.6,091
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,826
Changing your email address and/or password?7,650
Changing your user/login name10,939
Created a username; did not receive a password8,412
How can I donate to Briar Press7,336
How to contact a Briar Press member11,697
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,407
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,738
Solving login problems19,117
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums9,025
Why won't my photos upload?8,234
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,129
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,816
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,082
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,269
Using ornaments on your computer32,040
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,678
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,392
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,820
Paying for your ad: you decide9,070
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,189
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,057
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,786
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,771
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,621
How to edit your Press Names listing5,878
Introduction to the International Register7,761
My press name was declined. Why?6,459
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,340
Register the name of your private press56,265
Register: frequently asked questions14,129
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,010
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,983
How to contact a listing owner7,974
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,090
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,742
Discussion posting guidelines6,355
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,613
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,081
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,380
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,947
Buying type: new or used?48,816
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,395
Measuring the size of a press14,725
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,353
Printing terminology and parts22,018
The California job case42,860