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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.5,690
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,462
Changing your email address and/or password?7,260
Changing your user/login name10,516
Created a username; did not receive a password7,961
How can I donate to Briar Press6,955
How to contact a Briar Press member11,044
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,050
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,251
Solving login problems18,528
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,319
Why won't my photos upload?7,846
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,720
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,475
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,672
Using ornaments on a letterpress25,686
Using ornaments on your computer31,541
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,218
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad26,537
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,482
Paying for your ad: you decide8,656
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,207
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,138
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,362
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,407
Founders, sources, acknowledgements27,680
How to edit your Press Names listing5,497
Introduction to the International Register7,425
My press name was declined. Why?6,094
Prop cards: their purpose and format18,693
Register the name of your private press55,443
Register: frequently asked questions13,570
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,503
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,714
How to contact a listing owner7,466
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,742
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,430
Discussion posting guidelines6,036
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,300
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,721
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value61,197
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,214
Buying type: new or used?47,732
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment69,004
Measuring the size of a press13,984
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction78,914
Printing terminology and parts21,488
The California job case41,865