On your wedding website, you will be able to get ideas from weddings similar to the one your envisioning, input your guest list, and decide on your budget using built-in tools. Many websites also have an electronic RSVP feature to help save on paper and postage 🙂

This was one of my favorite parts of planning the wedding!

I decided to go with Wedding Wire, although I’ve heard a lot of positive reviews from the Knot as well 🙂

I found Wedding Wire to be super intuitive and easy to use. I also liked their RSVP feature, the table assignment wizard, and the customization you’re able to do on your website.

Here’s our website: www.weddingwire.com/JustInLove

For your convenience, I’ve also included screenshots:

Welcome Screen:

When you enter our site, you’re greeted with a little Welcome message, invitation to use our hashtag (Josh’s last name is ‘Justin’), and a little reminder of how many days we have until the wedding!

Wedding Events:

This screen provides guests with information on where the ceremony and reception will be held, as well as a map (Wedding Wire embeds the map for you!)

Local Events

I perused around the community website to find anything special that was happening the weekend of our wedding. This may be helpful for out of town guests that are looking to make a little vacation out of your wedding weekend!

Accommodations

This was so easy to do! All I did was call up the nearest hotel to our reception site, and ask them to block off 20 rooms for our guests. Some hotels even let you do a two-night room block (helpful if your wedding is on a Saturday like ours is!) In addition, there’s incentive to fill all the rooms in your block – we get a free night in a honeymoon suite!

Our Story

I added a little personal touch with this one by including how we met, our first date, how he proposed, and a little bio on each of us 🙂

Our Parents

We wouldn’t be where we are without our parents! This page is obviously totally optional, but we wanted to include it!

Bridal Party

We included a little bio on each member of our bridal party to add a little personal flair. We will use this information as part of a display at the reception hall as well!

Photo Slideshow

Because who doesn’t want to see more pictures? Lol

Registry

Typical rule of thumb is to register at 1-3 retail stores. Bonus points if the store you choose has a good online presense and the ability to edit your registry from the comfort of your own home!

We chose Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Amazon because we felt that they encompassed everything we were looking for. Plus, BBB gives out a TON of free stuff!

Another thing I noticed while planning our wedding, some people find it very offensive to list registry stores on the save the dates/invites. Just something to keep in mind!

Honeymoon

We wanted to include this since it’s a pretty standard question you’ll be asked throughout the wedding planning process

WedSocial Feed

This is such a cool feature that Wedding Wire has! Encourage your guests to get in on all the fun by downloading the WedSocial App on their iPhone or Android devices. It’s a fun way to see everyone’s pics of the day 🙂

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