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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.6,548
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,242
Changing your email address and/or password?8,076
Changing your user/login name11,411
Created a username; did not receive a password9,003
How can I donate to Briar Press7,736
How to contact a Briar Press member12,671
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,744
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,119
Solving login problems19,779
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums13,710
Why won't my photos upload?8,626
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,607
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,244
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,532
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,923
Using ornaments on your computer32,548
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,082
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,166
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,236
Paying for your ad: you decide9,555
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,116
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,939
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,235
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,150
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,615
How to edit your Press Names listing6,226
Introduction to the International Register8,133
My press name was declined. Why?6,815
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,945
Register the name of your private press57,144
Register: frequently asked questions14,651
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,759
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,301
How to contact a listing owner8,789
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,492
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,051
Discussion posting guidelines6,806
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,047
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,501
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,833
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,927
Buying type: new or used?49,967
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,665
Measuring the size of a press15,383
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,000
Printing terminology and parts22,537
The California job case43,945