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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.6,431
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,156
Changing your email address and/or password?7,979
Changing your user/login name11,287
Created a username; did not receive a password8,864
How can I donate to Briar Press7,650
How to contact a Briar Press member12,439
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,670
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,030
Solving login problems19,634
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums12,508
Why won't my photos upload?8,523
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,492
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,153
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,422
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,777
Using ornaments on your computer32,435
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,979
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,985
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,118
Paying for your ad: you decide9,444
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,887
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,746
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,149
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,065
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,396
How to edit your Press Names listing6,148
Introduction to the International Register8,046
My press name was declined. Why?6,728
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,788
Register the name of your private press56,910
Register: frequently asked questions14,519
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,585
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,209
How to contact a listing owner8,595
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,392
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,974
Discussion posting guidelines6,675
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,934
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,382
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,503
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,671
Buying type: new or used?49,674
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,150
Measuring the size of a press15,221
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,546
Printing terminology and parts22,396
The California job case43,677