(Closed) Pay for Wedding Website…Worth it?

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
335 posts
Helper bee

I have a paid webspace, but I never considered using it for a wedding-related site, let alone one that revolves around my wedding.  For that, I just use the webspace from The Knot, for free.

Post # 4
846 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

personally i think it’s a waste of time and money. people have been having weddings for hundreds of years without them.. and i honestly just don’t get the point. just another way for the wedding industry to make money!

Post # 5
3783 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I made mine for free on mywedding.com . They give you a template and you just plug in the info. Very easy.

Post # 6
7560 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

We made ours on The Knot. It was easy to plug in all the information and they had tools for web RSVP and seating charts. Easy and free! 

Post # 7
13290 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I used Wedding Wire, and I thought it was great.  I would not pay for one.

Post # 8
11233 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I built mine myself, hosted on my personal domain. If I didn’t have that option, I’d just use one of the free options that are available.

Post # 9
866 posts
Busy bee

I also used mywedding.com for free and I think it is all that I needed.

Post # 11
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I wanted a lot more personalization than what was available for free on those sites, but still did not pay.  I ended up doing a lot of customization to a WordPress Blog and making it my website (still for free).  I highly suggest doing that 🙂

Post # 12
2239 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We didn’t do a wedding website and I was fairly positive that we would have considering my hubby works in IT and loves all things internet.  He didn’t love the idea of a wedding website so we didn’t bother.  Less work for both of us, lol.  I wouldn’t pay for one tho

Post # 13
79 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

My fiance paid for the domian name (url) and is in the process of designing it himself, but then again he knows how to code so this route is a harder one for most.

Post # 14
9687 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

No…I wouldn’t pay for one personally.  I just used weddingwire because it was easy.

Post # 15
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Don’t bother paying for it; you can create a simple easy one on wordpress or wix.com

Post # 16
84 posts
Worker bee

@jmeetyler:  Out of all the weddings I’ve been invited to, I’ve never once visited their site.  My guess is that this is one of the things people spend too much time on.  It is probably convenient for RSVPs, but I doubt much more is very useful or would be utilized.

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