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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.6,430
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,154
Changing your email address and/or password?7,976
Changing your user/login name11,287
Created a username; did not receive a password8,861
How can I donate to Briar Press7,647
How to contact a Briar Press member12,437
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,669
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,030
Solving login problems19,631
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums12,498
Why won't my photos upload?8,522
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,492
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,152
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,421
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,776
Using ornaments on your computer32,435
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,977
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,978
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,118
Paying for your ad: you decide9,443
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,883
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,743
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,149
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,065
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,394
How to edit your Press Names listing6,146
Introduction to the International Register8,046
My press name was declined. Why?6,728
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,785
Register the name of your private press56,908
Register: frequently asked questions14,519
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,584
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 guidelines6,674
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,933
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,380
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,496
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,671
Buying type: new or used?49,663
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment73,144
Measuring the size of a press15,219
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,544
Printing terminology and parts22,396
The California job case43,672