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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.3,625
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,666
Changing your email address and/or password?5,358
Changing your user/login name8,502
Created a username; did not receive a password6,082
How can I donate to Briar Press5,252
How to contact a Briar Press member8,975
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,397
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,545
Solving login problems15,713
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,275
Why won't my photos upload?5,837
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,736
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,531
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,948
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,794
Using ornaments on your computer28,413
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,150
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad21,801
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,636
Paying for your ad: you decide6,580
Posting a classified ad: eligibility26,816
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,199
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,388
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,593
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,138
How to edit your Press Names listing3,643
Introduction to the International Register5,738
My press name was declined. Why?4,152
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,285
Register the name of your private press49,254
Register: frequently asked questions10,173
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,722
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,251
How to contact a listing owner5,796
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,799
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,888
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,511
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,766
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,079
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value52,739
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,161
Buying type: new or used?40,777
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment56,710
Measuring the size of a press11,028
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction65,893
Printing terminology and parts18,201
The California job case35,170