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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.1,428
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,522
Changing your email address and/or password?3,182
Changing your user/login name6,338
Created a username; did not receive a password4,139
How can I donate to Briar Press3,473
How to contact a Briar Press member6,760
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,572
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,706
Solving login problems12,359
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,348
Why won't my photos upload?3,822
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,595
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,583
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,474
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,716
Using ornaments on your computer23,278
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,786
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,034
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,706
Paying for your ad: you decide4,450
Posting a classified ad: eligibility19,702
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,687
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,276
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,544
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,327
How to edit your Press Names listing1,525
Introduction to the International Register3,810
My press name was declined. Why?2,217
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,651
Register the name of your private press37,967
Register: frequently asked questions6,683
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,745
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,705
How to contact a listing owner3,996
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,793
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,270
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines2,998
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,089
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,297
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value38,191
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,209
Buying type: new or used?30,364
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment39,084
Measuring the size of a press7,986
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction44,364
Printing terminology and parts13,471
The California job case25,997