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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.6,096
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,830
Changing your email address and/or password?7,651
Changing your user/login name10,942
Created a username; did not receive a password8,418
How can I donate to Briar Press7,342
How to contact a Briar Press member11,702
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,410
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,740
Solving login problems19,123
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums9,084
Why won't my photos upload?8,235
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,131
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,819
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,089
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,272
Using ornaments on your computer32,043
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,678
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,397
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,820
Paying for your ad: you decide9,073
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,195
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,059
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,787
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,772
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,628
How to edit your Press Names listing5,879
Introduction to the International Register7,761
My press name was declined. Why?6,460
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,342
Register the name of your private press56,271
Register: frequently asked questions14,131
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,017
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,984
How to contact a listing owner7,981
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,094
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,744
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,360
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,618
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,084
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,390
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers21,949
Buying type: new or used?48,820
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,405
Measuring the size of a press14,727
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,362
Printing terminology and parts22,019
The California job case42,866