What to Include on your Wedding Website
A wedding website has become one of the most common and useful ways of getting in touch with your guests and letting them know a bit about you as a couple, your event itself, and experiences leading up to it. You have various options- from making something simple on a traditional site that already exists for web or magazine sites and creating your own site using something such as ewedding.com or one of the admired popular favorites sites, iWeb if you’re a mac user. Regardless of what medium you use to create your website for your big day, here’s what to include on your wedding website to make the most of it.
1. Date and Time of both your wedding ceremony and wedding reception
2. Detailed Information about your Ceremony and Reception Websites (include exact addresses- this is especially important if getting married in a church as there can be several churches with the same name in an area)If there is any particular information about parking as far as where to park or parking validation you may choose to include this on your website or wait to include it in your formal invitation.
3. Photographs (take at least one photo) of yourselves, more of you and others in your bridal party if you desire to Cherish lots of fun memories of the day.
In addition to photographs, some engaged couples like to include additional information to help friends and relatives get to know them better as a couple. You may choose to include how you met, your engagement story, the song that was playing when you first met each other the trips that you went on that was amazing and romantic. also remember to say thank you to all of your guests for helping you celebrate your big wedding day.
4. Any specific logistical information about your wedding (i.e. transportation, Parking fee, directions, hotel block, etc) all of this will be very helpful for your guest and will keep everyone happy and stress free.
If you are having special events occurring before or after your wedding, such as a brunch the following morning of the wedding, be sure to provide detailed information either on your website or in an enclosed card in the formal invitation.
5. Wedding Registries (many have different thoughts as to proper etiquette for a wedding website and you may or not feel comfortable including this with the above information. However if you choose not to, do be sure to include it in other ways, like your shower invitations)
Because there are so many wedding sites online, don’t forget to make your wedding site one that is easy to remember and type into a search engine so guests can find it quickly! Trust us, not only will your guests enjoy looking at your website but it will save you and your family plenty of phone calls and emails from guests about information they may have missed in the invitation or save the date.
Our #1 goal is not only to provide the best performance and service for your event, but to offer advice based on our general professional experience through the years that we think will help you stay ahead of things in order to enjoy your wedding day! The best weddings we have played at and attended as guests have been those where the tone is fun and relaxed. You and you’re your fiancé set that tone and it’s our hope that by offering our two cents about all logistics, you can be relaxed and fancy-free on the dance floor! Best of luck in creating your website and planning your amazing wedding!