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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.2,550
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,646
Changing your email address and/or password?4,304
Changing your user/login name7,454
Created a username; did not receive a password5,159
How can I donate to Briar Press4,353
How to contact a Briar Press member7,869
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,446
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,617
Solving login problems14,105
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,232
Why won't my photos upload?4,844
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,647
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,546
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,119
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,782
Using ornaments on your computer26,093
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,950
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,200
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,652
Paying for your ad: you decide5,490
Posting a classified ad: eligibility23,043
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,594
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,301
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,548
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,102
How to edit your Press Names listing2,558
Introduction to the International Register4,752
My press name was declined. Why?3,166
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,180
Register the name of your private press44,389
Register: frequently asked questions8,107
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,809
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,519
How to contact a listing owner4,851
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,735
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,102
Discussion posting guidelines3,779
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,945
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,183
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value46,309
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,568
Buying type: new or used?35,670
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment47,337
Measuring the size of a press9,543
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction56,001
Printing terminology and parts16,233
The California job case30,656