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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.6,185
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,922
Changing your email address and/or password?7,743
Changing your user/login name11,044
Created a username; did not receive a password8,553
How can I donate to Briar Press7,435
How to contact a Briar Press member11,930
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,486
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,837
Solving login problems19,256
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,334
Why won't my photos upload?8,317
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,240
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,896
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,183
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,422
Using ornaments on your computer32,158
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,762
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,546
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,908
Paying for your ad: you decide9,182
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,415
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,285
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,874
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,862
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,839
How to edit your Press Names listing5,962
Introduction to the International Register7,844
My press name was declined. Why?6,537
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,469
Register the name of your private press56,442
Register: frequently asked questions14,235
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,195
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,046
How to contact a listing owner8,183
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,173
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,814
Discussion posting guidelines6,465
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,735
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,176
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,719
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,195
Buying type: new or used?49,067
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,923
Measuring the size of a press14,858
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,680
Printing terminology and parts22,119
The California job case43,103