Your Day, Your Way: Create a Wedding Website (Part 2)




In addition to Wedding JoJo and My Wedding, here are two more popular options to consider when creating a wedding website.

eWeddings

www.ewedding.com

eWedding Theme

Price: There are three packages: Platinum ($14.95/month), Gold ($9.95/month), Silver ($4.95/month), or you can create a limited website for free.

Pros: In addition to all the bonus features, the Platinum plan also includes a keepsake CD or download of your wedding website so you can save it as a memory of your engagement.

Cons: The free website option has limited file and photo storage, and expires after one year.

Features:

  • RSVP Management allows your guests to RSVP; optional password
  • Upload photos and create photo albums; edit and manage pictures online
  • Upload videos and songs
  • Upload documents for your guests, such as maps or itineraries, in a variety of formats
  • Put polls and quizzes on your page for your family and friends
  • Allow guests to join your mailing list to stay up-to-date on wedding news
  • Set your own custom domain name
  • Put a password on the whole site or individual pages
  • Post the events of the weekend with photos, links to the venues’ websites and a map

More eWedding Themes

The Knot

www.theknot.com

The Knot Theme Option

Price: The Premium Website plan is $60 a year ($29.99 for TheKnot.com members) or there is a free website option.

Pros: The Premium plan offers more than 30 templates that can be customized with colors and pages, as well as bonus wedding planning tools.

Cons: Must be a member of TheKnot.com to take advantage of the free website and Premium plan.

Features:

  • Personal web address on TheKnot.com or custom domain (depending on plan)
  • Unique new designs and templates
  • Links to your gift registry
  • Option to order matching Save-the-Dates
  • Customizable pages to tell your story
  • Multiple photo uploads
  • Music and video uploads for Premium members
  • Wedding planning tools

Another Theme Option on The Knot

Now that you know what options are available, have fun customizing a wedding website to look exactly the way you want it. Your out-of-town guests will appreciate the information about the wedding events and your family and friends will enjoy reading your story, seeing your photos, and knowing what to expect.

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