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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.6,423
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,148
Changing your email address and/or password?7,971
Changing your user/login name11,278
Created a username; did not receive a password8,852
How can I donate to Briar Press7,644
How to contact a Briar Press member12,424
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,663
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,025
Solving login problems19,612
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums12,430
Why won't my photos upload?8,513
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,485
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,146
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,415
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,768
Using ornaments on your computer32,428
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,973
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,968
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,114
Paying for your ad: you decide9,434
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,867
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,728
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,143
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,059
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,374
How to edit your Press Names listing6,141
Introduction to the International Register8,038
My press name was declined. Why?6,724
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,778
Register the name of your private press56,890
Register: frequently asked questions14,512
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,570
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,204
How to contact a listing owner8,584
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,383
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,970
Discussion posting guidelines6,664
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,925
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,376
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,462
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,650
Buying type: new or used?49,635
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,091
Measuring the size of a press15,207
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,500
Printing terminology and parts22,388
The California job case43,655