(Closed) We just launched our wedding website!

posted 3 years ago in Technology
Post # 2
45540 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999


brandy.dutoit:  It’s cute but the pages were very slow to load.

If ou make it to Florence, Oregon make sure to have dinner at The Waterfront Depot. The best food I’ve ever had and very reasonable prices.

Post # 3
1088 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Oh, she’s right!  I could get the header to load, but I didn’t see anything else on there?  Love the graphic though!! The registry page did load.

Also, I live in Oregon!  I highly recommend going down to Cannon Beach, it’s just North of Tillamook.  Lovely little town, and a nice beach area!  The town has a few awesome places to eat.

Post # 4
1088 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Also, we were looking at those cabins for a possible honeymoon location in October, would you mind sending me a review when you get back?!  Thanks!

Post # 5
102 posts
Blushing bee

Very cute! I did not have a problem with the pages loading, and i am on my cell.

Post # 6
1283 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

It’s very cute! It took me a while to figure out that I needed to scroll down the page to see anything change. Like, I probably accidentally scrolled down and figured it out. I was looking around for places to click. Might be a bit confusing for your guests. Or maybe it’s just me . . . 

Post # 7
1283 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

brandy.dutoit:  you might want to add something on the front page that says “scroll down to see our story” (or the equivalent, I know there’s probably a cuter, more eloquent way to say that, but . . . it’s late . . .) so that visitors to your site don’t have to figure it out, esp for less tech savvy people.

Post # 8
1911 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX

Tried a few times and every time it crashed my ipad. Not sure if you’re concerned about tablet compatability, but it seems to lack it.

Post # 9
9188 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

brandy.dutoit:  It’s adorable!!  I didn’t have an issue with the pages crashing – I’m using Safari.

Two things though:

– the part where there’s POW CRACK and some kind of sadness… the sadness description is covered by the pow crack and I can’t read it, which is quite anticlimatic

– the page counter thing at the bottom… not sure if that’s supposed to allow you to scroll through the pages by clicking on the forward arrow, but it didn’t work for me.

Also, I’m a snoop and also looked at your registry.  I’m a Wyomingite and I have to say that you’re CRAZY if you think Wyoming is scenery-deficient!?!  Attached is proof, just a quick snap from a trip last summer.  But it’s cool, we like it when people think that so we keep the place to ourselves 😉  

Post # 10
2914 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

brandy.dutoit: What’s it built on? HTML 5? The UX is not exactly intuitive, but it’s pretty. I couldn’t get pages to load fast enough, which is a bouncer for me. 

Also, not sure how you have it set up, but if you didn’t SEO the site, it may not show up in Google. I am that guest that frantically searches on Google, through email, etc. for wedding details before calling / texting the bride because they don’t have their wedding website searchable on Google, and I can’t find the wedding documents. It’s a small detail, but one worth considering. 

Post # 11
93 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Your site is so cute and unique.  My internet is horrible, and it loaded pretty quick for me.  I kept clicking on the 1 to get the page to move but read on this thread you have to scroll down. Ooops. Was this a template or did you make it yourself?  Regardless, you did a great job!!

Post # 12
283 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I tried looking at it on my phone but only the header would download 🙁

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