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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.3,783
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,778
Changing your email address and/or password?5,503
Changing your user/login name8,619
Created a username; did not receive a password6,287
How can I donate to Briar Press5,351
How to contact a Briar Press member9,101
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,489
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,650
Solving login problems15,934
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,393
Why won't my photos upload?5,945
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,843
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,649
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,105
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,946
Using ornaments on your computer28,623
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,282
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,024
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,739
Paying for your ad: you decide6,709
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,084
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,415
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,507
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,707
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,425
How to edit your Press Names listing3,757
Introduction to the International Register5,847
My press name was declined. Why?4,271
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,553
Register the name of your private press49,926
Register: frequently asked questions10,416
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,835
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,346
How to contact a listing owner5,911
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,935
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,984
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,610
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,856
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,190
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value53,414
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,483
Buying type: new or used?41,108
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment57,492
Measuring the size of a press11,200
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction66,753
Printing terminology and parts18,421
The California job case35,610