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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.7,312
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,895
Changing your email address and/or password?9,075
Changing your user/login name12,089
Created a username; did not receive a password9,880
How can I donate to Briar Press8,396
How to contact a Briar Press member13,983
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,226
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,694
Solving login problems21,131
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,861
Why won't my photos upload?9,235
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,202
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,762
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,173
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,867
Using ornaments on your computer33,343
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,649
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,817
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,761
Paying for your ad: you decide10,130
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,978
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,815
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,903
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,687
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,098
How to edit your Press Names listing6,734
Introduction to the International Register8,611
My press name was declined. Why?7,349
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 7,706
How to contact a listing owner9,804
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,038
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,508
Discussion posting guidelines7,340
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,585
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,054
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,994
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,275
Buying type: new or used?52,260
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,916
Measuring the size of a press16,458
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,238
Printing terminology and parts23,273
The California job case46,122