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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.6,195
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,929
Changing your email address and/or password?7,754
Changing your user/login name11,053
Created a username; did not receive a password8,566
How can I donate to Briar Press7,442
How to contact a Briar Press member11,947
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,490
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,840
Solving login problems19,269
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,431
Why won't my photos upload?8,321
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,256
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,904
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,195
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,433
Using ornaments on your computer32,176
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,766
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,555
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,914
Paying for your ad: you decide9,195
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,432
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,308
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,884
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,865
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,860
How to edit your Press Names listing5,967
Introduction to the International Register7,851
My press name was declined. Why?6,544
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,485
Register the name of your private press56,456
Register: frequently asked questions14,249
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,210
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,056
How to contact a listing owner8,199
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,182
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,819
Discussion posting guidelines6,475
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,741
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,183
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,751
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,206
Buying type: new or used?49,089
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,978
Measuring the size of a press14,875
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,717
Printing terminology and parts22,126
The California job case43,126