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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.7,313
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,896
Changing your email address and/or password?9,076
Changing your user/login name12,091
Created a username; did not receive a password9,882
How can I donate to Briar Press8,397
How to contact a Briar Press member13,985
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,227
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,696
Solving login problems21,134
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,865
Why won't my photos upload?9,237
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,203
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,763
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,175
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,868
Using ornaments on your computer33,344
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,650
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,818
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,762
Paying for your ad: you decide10,131
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,979
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,818
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,904
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,688
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,099
How to edit your Press Names listing6,735
Introduction to the International Register8,612
My press name was declined. Why?7,350
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,861
Register the name of your private press58,626
Register: frequently asked questions15,602
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,674
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,707
How to contact a listing owner9,805
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,039
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,509
Discussion posting guidelines7,341
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,586
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,056
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,995
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,278
Buying type: new or used?52,261
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,919
Measuring the size of a press16,459
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,240
Printing terminology and parts23,274
The California job case46,123