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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.4,396
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,268
Changing your email address and/or password?6,051
Changing your user/login name9,143
Created a username; did not receive a password6,795
How can I donate to Briar Press5,803
How to contact a Briar Press member9,618
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,927
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,131
Solving login problems16,722
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,960
Why won't my photos upload?6,476
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,391
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,186
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,919
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,815
Using ornaments on your computer29,632
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,860
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad23,470
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,223
Paying for your ad: you decide7,304
Posting a classified ad: eligibility28,541
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,697
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,025
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,195
Founders, sources, acknowledgements24,041
How to edit your Press Names listing4,245
Introduction to the International Register6,326
My press name was declined. Why?4,801
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,563
Register the name of your private press51,992
Register: frequently asked questions11,333
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,279
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,748
How to contact a listing owner6,400
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,532
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,420
Discussion posting guidelines5,036
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,258
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,622
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value56,253
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers18,026
Buying type: new or used?42,916
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment61,309
Measuring the size of a press12,045
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction71,676
Printing terminology and parts19,321
The California job case38,078