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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.

About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.4,068
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,007
Changing your email address and/or password?5,774
Changing your user/login name8,866
Created a username; did not receive a password6,547
How can I donate to Briar Press5,561
How to contact a Briar Press member9,351
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,689
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,871
Solving login problems16,326
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,660
Why won't my photos upload?6,200
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,103
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,906
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,509
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,368
Using ornaments on your computer29,138
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,557
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,735
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,976
Paying for your ad: you decide6,995
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,756
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,041
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,761
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,958
Founders, sources, acknowledgements23,229
How to edit your Press Names listing4,010
Introduction to the International Register6,081
My press name was declined. Why?4,538
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,063
Register the name of your private press51,172
Register: frequently asked questions10,879
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,039
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,545
How to contact a listing owner6,163
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,215
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,196
Discussion posting guidelines4,819
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,047
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,408
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value54,803
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers17,125
Buying type: new or used?41,975
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment59,335
Measuring the size of a press11,591
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction69,204
Printing terminology and parts18,871
The California job case36,648