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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.6,329
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,047
Changing your email address and/or password?7,882
Changing your user/login name11,173
Created a username; did not receive a password8,737
How can I donate to Briar Press7,574
How to contact a Briar Press member12,232
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,596
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,953
Solving login problems19,476
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,701
Why won't my photos upload?8,437
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,385
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,066
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,338
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,653
Using ornaments on your computer32,330
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,884
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,778
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,036
Paying for your ad: you decide9,328
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,657
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,542
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,055
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,982
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,143
How to edit your Press Names listing6,071
Introduction to the International Register7,973
My press name was declined. Why?6,651
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,661
Register the name of your private press56,708
Register: frequently asked questions14,401
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,411
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,154
How to contact a listing owner8,409
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,293
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,916
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines6,586
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,847
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,295
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,101
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,460
Buying type: new or used?49,362
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,588
Measuring the size of a press15,047
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,087
Printing terminology and parts22,283
The California job case43,419