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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.1,522
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,595
Changing your email address and/or password?3,285
Changing your user/login name6,446
Created a username; did not receive a password4,237
How can I donate to Briar Press3,566
How to contact a Briar Press member6,865
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,654
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,779
Solving login problems12,540
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,434
Why won't my photos upload?3,915
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,680
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,672
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,734
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,938
Using ornaments on your computer23,603
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,938
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,375
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,816
Paying for your ad: you decide4,551
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,069
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,982
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,366
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,629
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,604
How to edit your Press Names listing1,626
Introduction to the International Register3,884
My press name was declined. Why?2,308
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,900
Register the name of your private press39,187
Register: frequently asked questions6,830
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,855
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,771
How to contact a listing owner4,068
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,885
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,349
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines3,071
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,165
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,394
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value39,022
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,449
Buying type: new or used?30,906
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment40,128
Measuring the size of a press8,124
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction45,681
Printing terminology and parts13,791
The California job case26,438