Does your wedding Website have a password?

posted 3 years ago in Technology
  • poll: Did/does your wedding website have a password?
    Yes and I'm glad I did : (7 votes)
    25 %
    Yes and it was a pain : (2 votes)
    7 %
    No and I wish we did : (1 votes)
    4 %
    No and it was fine : (16 votes)
    57 %
    I didn't have a website but if I did it would have a password : (1 votes)
    4 %
    I didn't have a website but if I did it would NOT have a password : (1 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    4072 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I don’t trust that my guests will keep a password handy, so ours is not password protected.

    No problems with it thus far. I suppose someone could see wedding information on there and crash it. The venue is outside of town though, so they’d be going through some serious effort to do so! And I suppose someone could try to use our room block, but we can see everyone who books, so we could take care of that. Otherwise we don’t have any super personal information on there to protect.

    Post # 4
    635 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @MsGinkgo:  I left mine on.  Guests have the password.

    Post # 5
    108 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @bibbleskip We have a password for our wedding website to keep a “semblance” of online privacy. We don’t have any people we don’t want to see it, but we also don’t want randos on the internet checking out our personal info. Nobody has had an issue with the website, and we’re 2 weeks out!

    Post # 6
    953 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @MsGinkgo:  ours is not password protected but we also did not include anyone’s last names on the site (So if someone googled my name the site would not pop up)

    Post # 7
    6449 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    We did not have a password. I think many of our guests would have skipped visiting it if we did have it password protected. 

    ETA: I just tried googling our names and it didn’t pop up. I’m sure if someone was really looking for it they could find it but there was no extremely personal information on our site.

    Post # 8
    9949 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Ours was password protected, because the website I chose made me have one.  I chose june22, which is the date of the wedding.  I listed this right next to the wedding website on the informational piece of paper in the invitation.

    Of course, no one over the age of 35 was able to access the website.  I don’t GET it.  My mom, for example, is 65.  She uses her computer EVERY DAY…yet she could not figure out how to access the website.  *shrugs*

    Post # 9
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I didn’t because it forced people to make an account with the wedding website company.  I just thought it was too much trouble for them.

    Post # 10
    9137 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @MsGinkgo:  I did but I made it super easy.

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