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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.3,044
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,117
Changing your email address and/or password?4,788
Changing your user/login name7,958
Created a username; did not receive a password5,555
How can I donate to Briar Press4,770
How to contact a Briar Press member8,392
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,868
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,051
Solving login problems14,848
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,696
Why won't my photos upload?5,311
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,183
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,012
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,955
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,702
Using ornaments on your computer27,181
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,516
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,235
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,108
Paying for your ad: you decide5,966
Posting a classified ad: eligibility25,171
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers20,719
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,850
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,032
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,609
How to edit your Press Names listing3,066
Introduction to the International Register5,172
My press name was declined. Why?3,645
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,214
Register the name of your private press46,539
Register: frequently asked questions8,969
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,260
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,851
How to contact a listing owner5,274
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,194
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,448
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,094
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,323
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,611
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value49,746
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,857
Buying type: new or used?38,370
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment52,486
Measuring the size of a press10,298
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction61,327
Printing terminology and parts17,204
The California job case32,934