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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.6,421
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,145
Changing your email address and/or password?7,970
Changing your user/login name11,275
Created a username; did not receive a password8,847
How can I donate to Briar Press7,644
How to contact a Briar Press member12,418
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,660
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,025
Solving login problems19,607
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums12,398
Why won't my photos upload?8,510
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,479
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,145
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,413
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,767
Using ornaments on your computer32,428
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,968
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,963
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,114
Paying for your ad: you decide9,429
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,861
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,727
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,142
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,055
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,368
How to edit your Press Names listing6,138
Introduction to the International Register8,037
My press name was declined. Why?6,722
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,774
Register the name of your private press56,882
Register: frequently asked questions14,510
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,568
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,204
How to contact a listing owner8,581
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,382
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,968
Discussion posting guidelines6,662
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,921
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,373
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,444
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,638
Buying type: new or used?49,625
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,082
Measuring the size of a press15,206
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,492
Printing terminology and parts22,383
The California job case43,647