December 28, 2015
How To Create A Wedding Website
Wedding websites are absolutely genius! Let's lay out some facts, it is the 21st century and we get our information and news via computers, phones, and the internet! You are engaged and have some news-worthy details to share. It only makes sense to have one of the most important days of your life easily accessible online. Some brides are skeptical of creating a wedding website but let us go through the essentials needed on a wedding website!
Don't be afraid you no longer need to know, be related to, or be marrying a computer expert. There are plenty of free and easy to customize wedding websites that will be able to share your love story.
Here are the essentials to put on your wedding website:
Your story: Share how you met and why you fell in love
Bridal/Groom Party: After first discussing with your bridal and groomsmen share the details of who is in your party!
The Details: Perfect if you want to save money and not send out paper Save The Dates. This is where you want to put where the ceremony and reception location and times. Provide information if they are not located in the same place and details like if transportation will be provided. Also, provide the information as to when you will be getting married!
Gift Guidance: Provide quick links or information on where you are registered so that it will be convenient for your family and guests.
The are so many choices out there for building a wedding website. They range from free to a couple of hundred dollars a month. So depending on what you want to customize and post on your wedding website will help to determine which site is perfect for you and your story.
Are you looking for a cohesive theme and want to match your wedding stationary? Then you probably want to create you probably want to build your site via free wedding stationary sites like Minted or Wedding Paper Divas. They let you manage your RSVP's, events like your rehearsal dinner and details of your wedding, and guest registry. Then when you send out our paper wedding invitations guests will see how they match the theme of your wedding website.
Maybe something that allows for more customized experience is what you are looking for then Square Space might be the site for you. Square Space creates the illusion that you are a website savvy with its beautiful templates and wide range of design customization options in terms of colors, fonts, and etc. They even let you create your own wedding domain if you sign up for an annual account. You will be able to link your gift registry or set up a cash registry. Does it get any better than that? It's easy integration so you can publish news to your site and share via social media is probably one of the coolest features.
Last, but not least is The Knot. This go-to wedding resource is perfect to help you track your budget, set up a calendar for payments, and set up your wedding website! If you are into convenience look no further. You can set up your wedding website and start your search for the perfect wedding dress, wedding vendors, and bridal stores near you. So what are you waiting for? Get started now!