Destination weddings can be trickier to plan than weddings in your home town. Creating a free wedding website for your up and coming big day to share with your family and friends really can be a massive help for keeping everyone in the loop and closely connected to your wedding details, especially as the day nears.
Why Do I need one
These free wedding planning websites let you create many information pages that include all the details about your day. From ceremony time, information on the reception links to maps your wedding registry and information about the area surrounding your venue. Some come with online guest books, and RSVP area and you can even personalise the domain name and have a mobile website. You can even include links to local B&Bs hotels and restaurants so your guests have everything at their fingertips. Another issue these days is of course the global pandemic, keeping your guests up to date on any changes is super important, this is the perfect way to make sure everyone has all the up-to-date information they need for any changes or travel updates.
Is it Difficult?
It's very easy to set up a wedding planning website. They have built-in tools and many choices for you to coordinate everything with your own photos and colours. You can literally have your own website up and running in under 10 minutes.
To make sure all your family and friends are aware of it you can send them the web address on your save the date cards, invites or simply share via email or message.
Joy has some great themes to choose from that will fit with most weddings. Choose from rustic, beach, modern and classic, there's one whatever the vibe you're looking for.
You can share travel details RSVP and guests can meet virtually and share photos.
You can even password protect your own personalised custom wedding website .
eWedding has 12 adorable themes to choose from, each theme has a whole load of colour combinations to make it your own.
once you have chosen you can enter all your wedding details, your love story, registry, photos, travel accommodation and timeline of your day.
There are also some fun elements such as polls and quizzes along with an RSVP area.
The Knot has over 100 free templates in many designs such as beach, rustic and classic. They all look fantastic and you can personalise the site to be simple or as detailed as you wish.
There's a welcome page, photos, wedding countdown, photo album and guest book.
There's plenty of room for details about your ceremony reception, maps, Hotels and an RSVP area.
Zola has over 140 free templates that you can search via colour. You can view demos before you choose.
They can all be customised with photos a registry, travel details and a RSVP area.
If you change your mind on your wedding theme you can simply chane your template to match without losing any of your pre loaded info.
There are at least 120 website themes to choose from, some are designed by some wedding icons such as Vera Wang and Martha Stewart. You can search for a template by colour or style.
You can add music unlimited pages and 100mb of storage.
You even get a great wedding countdown visitor count and a super flash intro.
All in all, what's to lose, it's a great way of keeping all your wedding details in one place with updates and help for your friends and family. Destination weddings have been known to be stressful for guests when they are unclear of what is going to happen, where exactly the wedding is and how they can get there. It can be difficult for people to know where to stay nearby. By using one of the above websites, as well as making things easy for yourself, by communicating with all your guests in one place it can also help ease the stress of your friends and family.Whats not to like.