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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.2,609
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,694
Changing your email address and/or password?4,350
Changing your user/login name7,504
Created a username; did not receive a password5,204
How can I donate to Briar Press4,389
How to contact a Briar Press member7,919
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,483
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,658
Solving login problems14,185
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,275
Why won't my photos upload?4,881
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,707
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,595
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,226
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,905
Using ornaments on your computer26,235
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,008
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,387
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,699
Paying for your ad: you decide5,536
Posting a classified ad: eligibility23,235
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,777
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,363
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,601
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,282
How to edit your Press Names listing2,609
Introduction to the International Register4,800
My press name was declined. Why?3,221
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,297
Register the name of your private press44,619
Register: frequently asked questions8,173
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,863
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,557
How to contact a listing owner4,895
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,794
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,140
Discussion posting guidelines3,812
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,983
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,228
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value46,810
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,744
Buying type: new or used?35,960
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment48,140
Measuring the size of a press9,626
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction56,709
Printing terminology and parts16,367
The California job case30,966