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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.6,185
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,920
Changing your email address and/or password?7,743
Changing your user/login name11,042
Created a username; did not receive a password8,553
How can I donate to Briar Press7,434
How to contact a Briar Press member11,928
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,485
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,837
Solving login problems19,256
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums10,331
Why won't my photos upload?8,316
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,239
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,896
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,183
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,421
Using ornaments on your computer32,156
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,761
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,546
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,908
Paying for your ad: you decide9,182
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,414
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,283
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,873
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,861
Founders, sources, acknowledgements28,838
How to edit your Press Names listing5,961
Introduction to the International Register7,844
My press name was declined. Why?6,536
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,469
Register the name of your private press56,441
Register: frequently asked questions14,235
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,192
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,046
How to contact a listing owner8,181
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,172
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,814
Discussion posting guidelines6,463
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,732
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,174
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value62,718
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,194
Buying type: new or used?49,064
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment71,918
Measuring the size of a press14,856
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction80,679
Printing terminology and parts22,119
The California job case43,102