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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.5,927
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,663
Changing your email address and/or password?7,498
Changing your user/login name10,788
Created a username; did not receive a password8,211
How can I donate to Briar Press7,157
How to contact a Briar Press member11,280
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,281
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,532
Solving login problems18,870
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,576
Why won't my photos upload?8,088
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,973
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,678
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,930
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,068
Using ornaments on your computer31,863
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,530
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,043
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,685
Paying for your ad: you decide8,923
Posting a classified ad: eligibility32,794
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers29,682
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,598
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,618
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,230
How to edit your Press Names listing5,750
Introduction to the International Register7,607
My press name was declined. Why?6,314
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,107
Register the name of your private press55,945
Register: frequently asked questions13,931
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,705
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,879
How to contact a listing owner7,655
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,943
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,608
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,214
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,471
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,932
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value61,962
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,675
Buying type: new or used?48,439
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment70,536
Measuring the size of a press14,437
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction79,855
Printing terminology and parts21,817
The California job case42,502