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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.5,042
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,853
Changing your email address and/or password?6,646
Changing your user/login name9,786
Created a username; did not receive a password7,357
How can I donate to Briar Press6,373
How to contact a Briar Press member10,308
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,478
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,693
Solving login problems17,613
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,613
Why won't my photos upload?7,151
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,042
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,846
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,779
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,747
Using ornaments on your computer30,570
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,526
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad24,905
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,824
Paying for your ad: you decide7,947
Posting a classified ad: eligibility30,276
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers27,327
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,696
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,798
Founders, sources, acknowledgements25,718
How to edit your Press Names listing4,852
Introduction to the International Register6,894
My press name was declined. Why?5,444
Prop cards: their purpose and format17,617
Register the name of your private press53,772
Register: frequently asked questions12,427
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,881
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,191
How to contact a listing owner6,930
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,141
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,891
Discussion posting guidelines5,532
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,768
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,180
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value58,867
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers19,745
Buying type: new or used?45,426
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment64,862
Measuring the size of a press12,988
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction75,636
Printing terminology and parts20,382
The California job case39,953