This new fad has us SUPER excited. Wedding websites have taken off as a popular way to streamline planning and showcase all of the info regarding your wedding to the world... or at least to your family and friends.
The best part about this whole thing is that you don't have to know the first thing about web design or programming. Popular sites like WeddingWire and Squarespace have pre-built templates for brides and grooms to make their own. Ready for the actual best part? It's all free.
So now that that we have your attention, here's a list of ideas on how to take advantage of having a wedding website:
Showcase all of your pictures!
From the moment you get engaged, your family and friends will become obsessed with you and will ask to see every single photo of your relationship together, ESPECIALLY the proposal pictures. Set up galleries on your website to include everything from the dating days to the engagement photos!
Link to your registries
Put it out there! Your guests will appreciate that buying a gift you'll love is just a click away.
Keep a blog
Share your story with the people you love, and have it kept like a journal for you to look back at later.
Link to hotels, especially if you've reserved a block of rooms for out of town guests. Include airport information, area attractions, and directions for your wedding guests.
Wedding day itinerary
Guarantee everyone will know everything they need to know about being at the right place at the right time.
Hallelujah! Don't wait to get your guests RSVPs in the mail. Make it easy with an online RSVP form. Imagine a world where all of that info ends up nicely in your inbox. *Pro tip: create a separate email address for your wedding to stay organized!
Extraneous fun stuff!
Think an online guest book or a form for guests to fill out music requests.
After the wedding uploads
Maintain your website as a place to upload favorite wedding photos along with your wedding movie trailer. Write a thank you blog to your guests reminiscing on your big day.
Creating a wedding website will get you even more exctied about your big day (as if that's even possible) while helping you stay organized in the meantime. Go for it and enjoy!