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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.6,330
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,049
Changing your email address and/or password?7,884
Changing your user/login name11,174
Created a username; did not receive a password8,741
How can I donate to Briar Press7,575
How to contact a Briar Press member12,242
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,597
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,954
Solving login problems19,478
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,732
Why won't my photos upload?8,439
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,386
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,066
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,339
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,657
Using ornaments on your computer32,333
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,887
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,782
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,040
Paying for your ad: you decide9,331
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,668
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,547
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,058
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,985
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,150
How to edit your Press Names listing6,072
Introduction to the International Register7,974
My press name was declined. Why?6,653
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,664
Register the name of your private press56,712
Register: frequently asked questions14,406
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,417
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,156
How to contact a listing owner8,415
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,294
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,917
Discussion posting guidelines6,588
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,848
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,296
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,108
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,462
Buying type: new or used?49,368
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,612
Measuring the size of a press15,053
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,099
Printing terminology and parts22,285
The California job case43,427