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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.

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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.6,199
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,933
Changing your email address and/or password?7,759
Changing your user/login name11,058
Created a username; did not receive a password8,571
How can I donate to Briar Press7,446
How to contact a Briar Press member11,953
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,494
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,845
Solving login problems19,274
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,446
Why won't my photos upload?8,327
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,260
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,906
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,199
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,437
Using ornaments on your computer32,180
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,771
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,559
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,919
Paying for your ad: you decide9,197
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,437
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,314
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,888
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,869
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,867
How to edit your Press Names listing5,971
Introduction to the International Register7,854
My press name was declined. Why?6,548
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,488
Register the name of your private press56,461
Register: frequently asked questions14,252
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,218
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,058
How to contact a listing owner8,207
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,186
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,821
Discussion posting guidelines6,479
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,746
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,188
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,759
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,211
Buying type: new or used?49,099
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,992
Measuring the size of a press14,881
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,726
Printing terminology and parts22,131
The California job case43,131