Destiny
Beginner October 2021

Enlighten me please!

Destiny, on September 18, 2020 at 9:41 AM Posted in Planning 0 20
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Wedding website?


What is the purpose of this? Invites? Rsvp's? & schedule?

Did your guest actually use it?

Is it worth doing it?



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Latest activity by Cristy, on September 19, 2020 at 5:22 PM
  • Jessica
    Master September 2020
    Jessica ·
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    I used it mainly for rsvps and it had Covid-19 updates for guests who looked (I’m guessing very few did). Most of our guests rsvpd on the website (we didn’t mail out rsvp cards), but a few texted my husband or myself. I did include a story about how we met and the proposal- I doubt many read it.
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  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
    Lisa ·
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    I used my website for COVID info and for guest RSVPs.
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  • Mcskipper
    Master July 2018
    Mcskipper ·
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    We didn’t use it for RSVPS but we used it for travel info , as it was an out of town wedding for most of our guests. I wanted hotel and transport and venue info all available in a convenient place . I’m certain many of our guests never looked at it, but a couple did for sure, so for me it was worth it to make one. If my wedding had been local and at a traditional venue I may not have bothered. But at the end of the day it was simple and kind of fun to design so, no regrets there even if no one used it.
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  • Destiny
    Beginner October 2021
    Destiny ·
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    Thank you!

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  • Michelle
    Rockstar April 2021
    Michelle ·
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    I’m using it for RSVPs & to keep me on track as far as what’s next on my things to do.
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  • Katie
    Expert January 2021
    Katie ·
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    We did it for Covid updates, RSVP, registry - helpful to have everything in one place.

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  • Kevin
    Super October 2021
    Kevin ·
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    We are basically using it for rsvps and all the info that would go on a details card that we aren’t having mailed. Online rsvp and meal choice and song suggestions are on one page. Hotel and airport info on another as we have a lot of out of town guests. We also have directions to the venue because it’s odd and google maps isn’t too helpful. We have our registry on there as well. I went to a friends wedding last year and she had a website with all the same info. It was cute and some of the info was helpful like what to wear and all that was listed on the website.
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  • Kimberly
    Expert October 2020
    Kimberly ·
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    Definitely recommend. That way if someone asks you for the 100th time some basic detail like dress attire or what is the address of the venue you can say “the details are on the wedding website.”


    Also, we linked our wedding registries to the website so that was helpful when someone asked where we were registered at.
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    Mostly used for rsvp too.
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  • Molly
    Expert August 2021
    Molly ·
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    love my wedding website! Wedding wire lets you make a cute little quiz and also surveys if you want some guest opinions. It links to your wedding registries (which is great since it's tacky to put on invites). You're able to put any and all travel information on there.

    And my favorite part is the RSVP feature. Someone searches their name and then they can only RSVP for themselves and those linked to their name! No one can RSVP for anyone that wasn't invited! I've heard so many horror RSVP stories that that alone is worth it to me!
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  • Jana
    Master October 2022
    Jana ·
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    A website serves as an FAQ that guests can refer to before invites are sent. Especially helpful when you don't have family to spread info via word of mouth. It also includes registry information which is rude to include in the invites. You can list local hotels, info about room blocks. Often the link is listed on the save the date.


    Depending on the website company you go with, it allows guests to reply online with all necessary info (attending individual events, needing transportation, song choices, meal choices, etc) if replies by paper or text are not an option.
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  • Jasmine
    Master August 2021
    Jasmine ·
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    We're using our website for RSVPs, accommodations and dress code info and we have a link with a preset search for local activities.
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  • Alma
    Expert October 2020
    Alma ·
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    I use it for rsvps as well! We didn’t send physical rsvps. It’s 2020 and i don’t understand why people still rely on the mail ones. It’s also exciting receiving the notification that someone rsvp’d. Smiley smile I also use it for covid 19 info and registry. It’s all in one place ! I use Zola.
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  • Sherri
    Devoted August 2020
    Sherri ·
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    My guests did an exceptional job reviewing COVID updates and RSVPing on our website.


    Rsvp online: It saved postage, allowed the date to be extended <no mail delay> and gave us instant notifications.
    Covid: to keep with venue and government restrictions we posted updates on a covid page. We included "this message was last updated on ××/×× date" so they knew how current the info was.
    I would highly recommend a page!


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  • Yasmine
    Rockstar October 2020
    Yasmine ·
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    I think it’s useful for RSVPs and definitely to stay up to date with info of the wedding during covid
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  • VIP August 2020
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    We didn't use it for RSVPs, but it's good to have if you don't like talking to people. We put ours on our save the dates and I know people looked at it. It helped us avoid a million questions about our registry and hotel block. You can also use it to share information about covid precautions.
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  • Y
    Dedicated January 2021
    Yvonne ·
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    Haha the website helps with keeping everything together without having to send out a lot of communications - the registry, FAQ, schedule, locations, etc.

    As a guest, I love looking at the couple's website and seeing their pictures. I'm a hopeless romantic so I like reading their stories of how they got together too.

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  • Rebecca
    Master August 2019
    Rebecca ·
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    RSVPs, registry, directions, and then some personal information for funsies.

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  • Mrs. Spring
    Master April 2021
    Mrs. Spring ·
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    I didn't use it at all and never planned to. I'm super private about what I put online and my guest count went from small to microscopic.
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  • Cristy
    Master May 2021
    Cristy ·
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    I had those same thoughts when I first got engaged and started reading about wedding websites. I'm older, and though I'm a little tech savvy, I couldn't imagine what the heck would be on a wedding website. Then I checked out a few options, and discovered what all the previous posters have said. So many useful things! My favorite feature is where you can add personal details and photos for guests to look at. Not just FH and me either. We also have a page dedicated to our wedding party. Names, photos, short blurbs written by us about these people and what they mean to us. It's nice since our 2 sides don't really know each other yet. Gives them a sneak peek of us and our inner circle.
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