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#1 Hola20162

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    Posted 21 June 2016 - 05:16 PM

    I have horrible luck with everything so far.  Starting out with finding a Wedding Destination Specialist, they all were horrible so now I am using the Flight Centre and my agent is not a Wedding Destination Specialist.


    So I went on this Forum 4 months ago under the name Hola 2016 but when i had issues one day logging in, I tried to reset my password it would not take so I contacted the site 1/2 dozen times with zero response.  So I am two for two.


    Someone on this site recommended WIX for my wedding website...for 2 months I spent editing, after work, weekends, uploading pictures, doing it in 3 different languages....today I logged into WIX and lost everything nothing is there.  3 for 3.


    I am not having much luck with this wedding planning.


    As we have guests from all over the world coming to our destination wedding and they all speak one different languages.  Instead of mailing our invitations we are going to do a wedding website entering all the details in all the languages for the guests.


    Here lies the problem.  I have had bad luck  WIX, I also had bad luck with this website too.  Can anyone please recommend a good wedding websites for dummies as I am not very techy.


    Or can anyone recommend any other means to share information about the destination wedding to guests?



    #2 LeanneP

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    • Wedding Date:March 7, 2017
    • Wedding Location:Azul Sensatori, Riviera Maya, Mexico
    • LocationOntario, Canada

    Posted 22 June 2016 - 04:01 AM

    Hi there Hola.  Sorry to hear that you are not off to a fantastic start.  Perhaps this means that it will be smooth sailing during the rest of the planning process!


    I used weddingwire.com to build my wedding website.  It's free, super easy to use and has some great built-in features like a guestlist with all sorts of tracking features, an online RSVP option where guests can RSVP to all events in one place as well as choose their meals, a seating planner linked to the RSVP responses and even a reception music requests section.  Although my RSVPs have just started coming in, the website has been a saviour!  I would highly recommend it!!!


    I am a super researcher and planner so I wanted to ensure that I could provide my guests with a really great website that would answer all of their questions.  My TA actually discouraged me from "wasting time with a website" as she said many of her previous brides reported that not many of their guests had visited them.  Boy was she wrong!  We've had almost 200 visits and lots of compliments.  I think the more information you can provide to your guests, the easier it will be for them to make their decision.  Plus, the website will allow me to email the group with future updates as the wedding gets closer.


    (If you want to have a look our website, feel free to PM me and I'll send you the address.) 


    Good luck!  Hope things are much easier moving forward!

    Edited by LeanneP, 22 June 2016 - 04:04 AM.

    #3 scadeau

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    • Wedding Date:May 19, 2017
    • Wedding Location:Grand Sunset Princess

    Posted 23 June 2016 - 11:20 AM

    Sorry for all your bad luck, but just remind yourself that everything happens for a reason and that everything will all work out in the end :)


    I used theknot.com ... I found it was easy to use because most of the pages are already created, you just have to add the text and photos. Only negative thing is that you can only have so many 'tabs/pages', so I found myself creating lots of sub-pages. 


    Just in case you wanted to take a look at another example of a website mine is: www.theknot.com/us/herecomethebrownes





    Edited by scadeau, 23 June 2016 - 11:22 AM.

    #4 dreamweddings



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      Posted 24 June 2016 - 07:56 AM

      @Hola20162 sorry to hear about your challenges, both site that the girls mentioned are supper easy to use.  here is the the 3rd one





      Happy planning!

      Dream Weddings Riviera Maya- We pay attention to your wishes and coordinate closely with you to ensure your wedding or event is planned to perfection! Supporting you brides and help you feel less overwhelmed during the wedding planning process.

      Have fun the best is yet to come!


      This is where I will be posting all videos about most common question about Destination wedding

      :)  https://www.facebook...64036763874450/

      Dream Weddings Riviera Maya

      Happy Planning!

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