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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.7,203
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,809
Changing your email address and/or password?8,669
Changing your user/login name11,992
Created a username; did not receive a password9,749
How can I donate to Briar Press8,316
How to contact a Briar Press member13,693
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,154
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,599
Solving login problems20,951
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,216
Why won't my photos upload?9,148
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,116
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,693
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,092
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,739
Using ornaments on your computer33,249
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,564
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,607
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,689
Paying for your ad: you decide10,044
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,746
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,619
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,747
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,611
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,945
How to edit your Press Names listing6,665
Introduction to the International Register8,540
My press name was declined. Why?7,278
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,650
Register the name of your private press58,477
Register: frequently asked questions15,481
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,431
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,647
How to contact a listing owner9,546
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,945
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,447
Discussion posting guidelines7,267
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,513
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,979
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,688
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,072
Buying type: new or used?51,993
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,476
Measuring the size of a press16,305
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,826
Printing terminology and parts23,162
The California job case45,822