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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.3,977
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,936
Changing your email address and/or password?5,691
Changing your user/login name8,789
Created a username; did not receive a password6,456
How can I donate to Briar Press5,497
How to contact a Briar Press member9,270
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,625
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,802
Solving login problems16,206
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,571
Why won't my photos upload?6,125
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,016
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,828
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,379
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,240
Using ornaments on your computer28,976
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,468
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,512
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,901
Paying for your ad: you decide6,905
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,547
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,843
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,677
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,880
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,946
How to edit your Press Names listing3,930
Introduction to the International Register6,007
My press name was declined. Why?4,448
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,900
Register the name of your private press50,793
Register: frequently asked questions10,746
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,970
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,478
How to contact a listing owner6,084
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,129
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,127
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,750
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,985
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,337
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value54,351
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,933
Buying type: new or used?41,723
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment58,730
Measuring the size of a press11,444
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction68,455
Printing terminology and parts18,722
The California job case36,338