News from Lunaria Ltd. Lunaria Ltd. are based at Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Can’t view my website or connect to Email

We’re contacted on a regular basis on our support channel about issues with websites being down or email being blocked. Sometimes it’s one or the other, but frequently both. This post explains likely causes and offers some solutions and advice. You can contact us at any time, either through our support ticketing system at, […]

Help – My Emails are being Junked!

This article talks about Spam. How to improve the deliverability of your email and avoid being labelled as a Spammer. Options for SMEs, Charities and Membership Organisations on a limited budget for communicating with their clients and members. It sets out a simple strategy for email messaging, when options are limited to a single shared […]

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Keeping your WordPress themes and plugins up to date

We use WordPress as our go-to content management system (CMS) on over 90% of the websites that we design and host. It isn’t difficult to see why it’s the most popular CMS globally. It’s easy to use and is well-supported by a global community of users and developers. Broadly speaking, WordPress is made up of […]


Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Before the break, we completed our second piece of work with the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society It’s been a pleasure to work with this Scottish Charity, especially in these difficult times when their main activities and events are curtailed so severely. We successfully upgraded their digital archive to the latest version of AtoM […]

Securing Government Email

We’ve been contacted on occasion by clients asking about our compliance with the Government guidance on securing email. This is important for public sector organisations that use Internet-based email, as many of our clients do. The guidance is intended to help organisations reach a minimum level of security when exchanging email. By design, it avoids […]

Guide for Sending and Receiving Email and Troubleshooting Email Issues

summary supported devices supported mail clients connect to our service using webmail using a mail client troubleshooting checklist for reporting problems how to get help your account control panel browser warnings FAQ Summary The security of your data is important to us, so we’ve made some changes to ensure that all communication between your devices […]

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Keeping your WordPress site secure

Keeping your WordPress site secure and in good health can be challenging. Here at Lunaria, the great majority of web sites that we build and host are based on the WordPress content management system (CMS). Other CMSs are available (Drupal, Joomla etc) but WordPress is the most popular globally, accounting for some 42% of all […]

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News, At last, a left handed camera!

Over the last year or so, I have picked up a few ‘vintage’ cameras. These are mostly East European (former USSR and GDR), West German and inevitably there a few are early models from Japan. A few have been gifted, some bought on Ebay whilst others are junk shop or market stall finds costing as […]

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The key to a good PR photograph

We recently had a photographic job covering the visit by Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP to a newly completed housing development in Bridgeton, Glasgow. We had photographed the development several months ago when it was still under construction and it was great to make a return, a year on, to see the completed project. Thanks […]

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Who we are? In the interests of clarity we thought it useful to state who we are: Lunaria Ltd. Registered office: Room 302, Summerhall, 1 Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL Registered in Scotland SC465315, VAT Registration Number 180 9778 62 Tel 0131 202 6612, to email please use our contact form Directors: Dr. John Grant […]

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News, Instagram

I know Instagram itself hardy constitutes news (it’s been around in one form another since October 2010) but Lunaria have finally got around to opening an account. You can find at As the name suggests the plan is to use it more as a of personal “sketch book” rather than as a portfolio of […]

News, Another new toy

I recently had to replace all my camera gear (a long story) and in addition to a couple of pro spec DSLR’s I also picked up a little second hand Fuji ‘rangefinder’ camera just for the fun of it. The spec isn’t nearly as high as the Nikons but the body is around half the […]

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Fyne Fiddles Volume 1

A few months ago we were asked by Amy Geddes of Fyne Fiddles is we would help her and her co-author, Doanld Knox to design and publish Volume 1 of their practical guide to Fiddling. It was really interesting project which included logo design, CD design, layout and print production and culminated in a launch […]

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Project Summerhall

It’s now come to a close but we were really happy to have been involved in organising and exhibiting at Project Summerhall, The three week long exhibition in the Basement Galleries was designed as a showcase of creativity and was the very first ‘residents’ exhibition at Summerhall. We felt it was really important that the […]