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  1. Please add back the Guest List Manager summary feature.

    Please add back the Guest List Manager summary feature. Being able to view how many bride vs groom parties were there, number of invitations would need to be sent (parties rather than individuals), etc. was very helpful. As of right now, I'd have to go down my wedding guest list and manually count the unique addresses when trying to determine how many invitations, stamps, etc need to be ordered.

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      5 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      We truly appreciate all the feedback we have been getting on the new Guest List Manager. We know that the old manager had a few more features and we are continuing to work on improving the GLM and the RSVP features on our new site builder. Your feedback is being considered and we truly hope you see some improvements in the next few weeks/months to come. If you have a specific question that we can help you with now, please email our team at help@theknot.com. We are happy to look at your specific account and see if we can help at all.

      Thanks everyone – for your patience and understanding.
      Keri

    • Guest Name for +1 (plus 1)

      Add an area to RSVP for guests to add the name of their Plus 1 (+1).

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        8 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        This is something our team is working on. We hope to have many new features in our Guest List Manager pushed out before the end of 2016. Including being able to add your guests +1 names when they RSVP.

        XOXO,
        Keri

      • RSVP - ability to include party size when someone RSVPs vs individual names

        When inviting families, I do not sometimes want to know the individual names (for example kids). I just need to know how many adults and how many kids will be attending - counts only. For large families it becomes quite cumbersome to type out each individuals name (and essentially I don't care..). Is there a way of indicating, under RSVP settings, whether I want a count (adults and kids) vs individual RSVP (the way the site functions currently). Then under guest list manager, I just want to see a column (or couple) for the counts.
        This will work great when…

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          8 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

          We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

          We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

          Enjoy your planning!
          XOXO,
          Meuy

        • Alphabetical sorting

          And before we start, I know there are at least 2 other tickets mentioning this, but since there no change (one ticket from August 2014), I assume you guys totally neglect this part.

          The guest list manager is unusable as it can't sort (I'm not even gonna start on the performance of this, the manager is so slow), filter people out, etc. How am I supposed to maintain a list of 90+ people without any form of filter or sorting? I'll give you an example:

          I added a few people but found out my amount of party guest is correct,…

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            3 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi and thanks so much for writing in! We 100% review the feedback on this forum. The Product teams here are considering all of the user feedback we’ve received. Unfortunately, some changes are slower to be developed than others.

            We will be making improvements to the Guest List Manager soon and the improvements will address the sorting issues you are referencing.

            There is a dropdown at the top of the Guest List called “All of Our Wedding Guests” that allows sorting by Invitations, RSVPs, and Gifts & Thank you Notes that can be very helpful in the mean time.

            Thanks so much for sending in your thoughtful feedback!

            Krista

          • [Guest List Manager] Zip Codes don't export with guest address information.

            I thought it was wonderful that suggested addresses popped up when entering my guests into the Guest List Manager. But it wasn't so wonderful to export the list and discover there were no zip codes included. So now I have to go back and enter those again. It really makes the address finder feature useless.

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              8 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi and thanks so much for letting us know about this issue. We are looking into it and will get back to you when we have an update.

              You should absolutely be able to export the zip codes associated with each guest address!

              Thanks for your patience!

              Krista

            • The new guest list manager is lacking a lot of the features the old version had. For instance being able to sort by group/Brides family vs G

              The new guest list manager is lacking a lot of the features the old version had. For instance being able to sort by group/Brides family vs Grooms family. Also, the view is extremely unorganized. In the old guest list manger you could see easily distinguish between parties. Are any updates coming?

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                1 comment  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We are continuing to work on our Guest List Manager. The A/B feature was honestly one that wasn’t used by many members in the older version, so it wasn’t a priority to bring it forward. We have instead put in Party Leaders so you can sort your guests by either who they are coming with or by bride/groom, etc.

                All that to say – We are listening to feedback on the Guest List Manager to make some additional improvements in 2016. I appreciate you sending this over.

                Keri

              • The guest list manager should have more options to export guest list.

                It should give options like download list by party, name, gender, etc. Right now when I export it only shows my total list but there are husband/wive that live at the same address so would be sharing an invite. That means I have to go through and manually count the number of households to figure out how many invites I need to order. I think there were options like that on the old version of the website but not the new?

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                  5 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  We truly appreciate all the feedback we have been getting on the new Guest List Manager. We know that the old manager had a few more features and we are continuing to work on improving the GLM and the RSVP features on our new site builder. Your feedback is being considered and we truly hope you see some improvements in the next few weeks/months to come. If you have a specific question that we can help you with now, please email our team at help@theknot.com. We are happy to look at your specific account and see if we can help at all.

                  Thanks everyone – for your patience and understanding.
                  Keri

                • Easily add a new guest to an existing party

                  It would be so great to be able to add another guest to an existing party! As it is, if you want to put another on there, you have to delete them all and start over.

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                    planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Guest List Manager Capabilities (like the old version)

                    I am attempting to export my guest list for the calligrapher, but it seems to be exporting the list as individuals. In other words, the individuals that should be grouped together as one party, are being separated. If I attempt to sort the list according to the Party Leader's Last name, it doesn't help because a number of parties have the same last name. So even though all the "Smith's" are together, the individuals are scrambled amongst different parties with that last name. I then attempted to sort the "Smith's" according to the Party Leader's First Name, to see if…

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                      0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      I really appreciate you taking time to send in this feedback and to list the experiences you have had. In moving to our new technology, some of our functionalities were delayed. We are still looking at updating the Guest List Manager as we move into 2016. I will say those things you aren’t finding right now were not being used by most of the members using the tool, and this is why they were not in the priority list.

                      It is good to hear you would like more of this to be in the new version and we are listening.

                      Stay tuned and we will both see how these updates over the next few months land.

                      Keri

                    • RSVP put the name of the guest on the email

                      When a RSVP email is sent it would be great to have the guests first name and last name on the email and that is the name they should use when finding their invitation.
                      So basically it is like a mail merge and you can add fields to the emails.
                      Even better if the RSVP email being sent out could have user defined fields eg {email} {firstname} and those details are taken from the guest manager information.

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                        0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                        We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                        We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                        Enjoy your planning!
                        XO,
                        Meuy

                      • RSVP

                        I was wondering if there was a way to customize the secure RSVP invites. I am using the Guest List Manager so that only people with invites can RSVP. However, it the guest enters their name differently than I did (for example if the guest types "Matt" vs "Matthew") the invite does not pop up. One way of resolving this may be to have the option to put in a nickname for the guest, so they can enter with either "Matt" or "Matthew." Is this feasible currently?

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                          1 comment  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                          We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                          We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                          Enjoy your planning!
                          XOXO,
                          Meuy

                        • Integrate with iNeedYourAddress.com

                          Please consider integrating with iNeedYourAddress.com by allowing addresses entered into an address list to be pushed to theknot.com.

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                            1 comment  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                            We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                            We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                            Enjoy your planning!
                            XOXO,
                            Meuy

                          • I'd like to be able to seperate my guests into day guests and evening guests

                            It would be good to be able to see who has confirmed for the day or evening, rather than seeing them altogether.

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                              planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • More access to view completed address forms.

                              I have around 250 guests on my list (many of them children) and I have already found the address forms very useful. However, when people fill out the form, I only have that brief moment before accepting that information to see it. I didn't think about that and accepted some replies on my phone while out, hoping to come back home and review them. it took me over an hour to find the 2 replies because I had to search through every guest to remember who sent the information back in case I need to pass it on. When the…

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                                0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                Enjoy your planning!
                                XOXO,
                                Meuy

                              • I love that I can sort by party in the app. It makes no sense that I can't sort that way online.

                                It's great that I can sort by Party in the app. It makes no sense at all that I can't do that online. What's more, it doesn't make sense that adding someone to a party doesn't give you the option to import that existing address. I don't need The Knot to tell me the spouse of someone is missing an address if their address is already attached to a party leader.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                  We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                  We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                  Enjoy your planning!
                                  XOXO,
                                  Meuy

                                • RSVP - multiple emails

                                  Hi there! I would love to be able to add another email to the account. I've been getting all of the RSVP updates & wonderful messages that come with some of them. I forwarded them to my fiancé, and he said "why can't you just add me so you don't have to forward each of them." Which would make it a lot easier than sending each one to him individually.
                                  Thanks so much!

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                                    4 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                    We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                    We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                    Enjoy your planning!
                                    XOXO,
                                    Meuy

                                  • Denote an invitation as "sent"

                                    How can I tell the guest list manager that I sent the invitations?

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                                      1 comment  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • I need your address

                                      There is a website call ineedyouraddress.com It allows you to use a link to your personal wedding page so that people can put in their address and information! It was a life saver when it came to combining addresses! I have suggested it to everyone I know. However, I would have loved to take the list from that website and be able to convert it into a guest list in theknot! Or be able to take the guest from the knot and put it in ineedyouraddress because they will create a PDF so you can print the labels for your…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                        We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                        We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                        Enjoy your planning!
                                        XOXO,
                                        Meuy

                                      • It would be nice to easily see who has RSVP Yes and No (I can only find it on my phone not)as well as separate who is coming to the ceremony

                                        It would be nice to easily see who has RSVP Yes and No (I can only find it on my phone not) as well as separate who is coming to the ceremony vs reception

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                                          0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                          We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                          We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                          Enjoy your planning!
                                          XOXO,
                                          Meuy

                                        • Upload or add wedding guests from Facebook Please!

                                          When we set up our free website can you please allow us to add guests through our Facebook contacts? My god it would make life so much easier.
                                          Plus let the guests as they confirm through the website add their own contact information and address. Your website makes so much more work for us brides.
                                          I've already got a migraine and I just set up my website a couple hours ago!
                                          So frustrated

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                                            0 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi and thank you so much for your idea!

                                            We will definitely take this into consideration. We’re always trying to improve the Wedding Website experience for couples so we welcome all of your great ideas.

                                            We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                            Enjoy your planning!
                                            XOXO,
                                            Meuy

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