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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.6,997
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,686
Changing your email address and/or password?8,539
Changing your user/login name11,856
Created a username; did not receive a password9,528
How can I donate to Briar Press8,153
How to contact a Briar Press member13,411
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,070
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,510
Solving login problems20,645
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,934
Why won't my photos upload?9,009
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,990
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,581
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,914
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,416
Using ornaments on your computer32,954
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,447
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,022
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,571
Paying for your ad: you decide9,899
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,181
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,062
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,595
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,514
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,523
How to edit your Press Names listing6,562
Introduction to the International Register8,432
My press name was declined. Why?7,163
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,415
Register the name of your private press57,963
Register: frequently asked questions15,190
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,258
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,556
How to contact a listing owner9,348
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,835
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,344
Discussion posting guidelines7,155
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,413
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,880
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,127
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,739
Buying type: new or used?51,383
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment75,504
Measuring the size of a press16,033
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,269
Printing terminology and parts23,002
The California job case45,009