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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.6,994
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,684
Changing your email address and/or password?8,538
Changing your user/login name11,855
Created a username; did not receive a password9,523
How can I donate to Briar Press8,152
How to contact a Briar Press member13,402
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,069
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,509
Solving login problems20,642
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,925
Why won't my photos upload?9,008
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,988
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,579
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,913
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,415
Using ornaments on your computer32,951
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,445
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,019
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,567
Paying for your ad: you decide9,898
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,175
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,059
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,594
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,511
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,517
How to edit your Press Names listing6,561
Introduction to the International Register8,430
My press name was declined. Why?7,161
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,409
Register the name of your private press57,957
Register: frequently asked questions15,187
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,251
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,553
How to contact a listing owner9,342
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,832
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,340
Discussion posting guidelines7,152
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,410
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,876
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,113
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,732
Buying type: new or used?51,380
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment75,497
Measuring the size of a press16,027
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,261
Printing terminology and parts22,997
The California job case45,007