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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.1,460
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,546
Changing your email address and/or password?3,216
Changing your user/login name6,389
Created a username; did not receive a password4,180
How can I donate to Briar Press3,510
How to contact a Briar Press member6,797
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,608
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,734
Solving login problems12,419
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,388
Why won't my photos upload?3,863
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,625
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,615
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,554
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,794
Using ornaments on your computer23,400
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,848
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,159
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,742
Paying for your ad: you decide4,490
Posting a classified ad: eligibility19,855
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,804
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,313
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,570
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,417
How to edit your Press Names listing1,562
Introduction to the International Register3,835
My press name was declined. Why?2,253
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,735
Register the name of your private press38,457
Register: frequently asked questions6,740
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,789
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,730
How to contact a listing owner4,021
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,831
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,295
Discussion posting guidelines3,024
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,118
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,331
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value38,458
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,292
Buying type: new or used?30,548
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment39,379
Measuring the size of a press8,043
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction44,783
Printing terminology and parts13,574
The California job case26,155