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  1. Privacy settings

    I would love it if when you hit for your wedding website to not show up in google search it would actually work. I think better privacy settings would greatly be appreciated.

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      11 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for your feedback. We continue to work with Google, as the main search source, to see how this process can be faster. Right now they still tell us it takes 7-28 days for items to be removed once populated on their sites. I am glad you took time to send this over as it does help us in our quest to get this done as fast as possible for our members.

      Enjoy your planning.
      Keri

    • No set date

      I'd like for there to be a way to have a wedding site up and running while a date is being changed/finalized.
      A year & season would do the trick. Ex. "Spring 2018" instead of "April 25, 2018"

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        2 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  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

      • Adding free-text items into the checklist

        I have some checklist items that don't appear on theknot checklist. Is there no way to add free-text items?

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          8 comments  ·  Checklist  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          We hope that you will find most of your additional items already in our list under the Add Items section. We do not have a free-text way to input items in the system. Honestly, this was because when we did a test a couple of years back we found people were entering items already found on our list. Hopefully, we can continue to make it easier to find that what you need is already there.

          Let me know if there are common planning tasks that you are not finding and I can be sure to ask the team to consider adding those to the available list for all members.

          XOXO,
          Keri

        • Add Additional Fields to RSVP

          We could really use the option of additional fields in the RSVP section additional to the meal option. These could be customisable and the RSVP only allowed submitted when it is filled out completely
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          Email address
          Arrival Date/Flight Time
          Airport
          Departure Date/Time
          Departure Airport
          I think this should not be very difficult to implement and would completely revolutionise RSVPs
          Thanks
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            6 comments  ·  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

          • Budgeter

            I love the Budgeter but two things:
            1) I had to create my own excel spreadsheet based on the Budgeter because some items I was overbudget and other items I was underbudget - so I need to calculate how much in total I was over/under.
            2) I think it would be great if you could find local vendors based on the budget. For example, my photographer budget is around $2K so I think it would be great if we could click on Photographers and it would take us to photographers that are within $2K budget.

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              1 comment  ·  Budgeter  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              These are great suggestions! I have passed them along to our Budgeting team for their review and we hope to see additional features added in our next update. Thanks for taking time to send your feedback.

              Keri

            • Budget Tool and Seating Chart

              I'm not on board with the new budget tool/checklist/vendor list. The layout is very confusing, particularly with the budget tool. I wish there were a way to input the actual amount spent, and if it it less than recommended, the extra money not spent could be redistributed to a different category(ies) of my choice. I also use WeddingWire, and I really like their budget tool because it is set up that way, but I'm not crazy about the layout of their wedding websites/guest list manager. Perhaps I would only need to use The Knot if the budget tool were more…

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                4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                I really appreciate you taking time to send over this review of our budgeting product and the checklist in general. We are still working on updating this part of our site so that it is something all couples feel they can use and it will be in a format that makes sense and is helpful. I have already sent your feedback along to our Product Design team for them to look at this and make sure they take it into consideration as we move forward. We hope that you are able to find The Knot is a great tool for your planning needs and that we continue to add things that will enhance the process for you.

                XOXO,
                Keri

              • Printable

                I would like the checklist to be printable. :) It would be able to sit down with my bridesmaids and detail out who is doing what when.
                Thanks

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                  2 comments  ·  Checklist  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  This is a great idea and we are very close to making this much more accessible for you. Right now you can print the checklist like you would print any webpage, using the print feature on your browser.

                  Enjoy your planning!
                  XO,
                  Keri

                • New budgeter is confusing and misleading

                  I cannot stand the new budgeter page where they have now "married" your checklist, to-do and budgeting.
                  I can no longer see all the allocated expense items on one page, but instead have to click on each item individually to enter 1) what I have spent and 2) what is allocated.
                  I am VERY concerned that this update is going to cause me to make mistakes/overspend in the wrong places... and the confusion alone I am dealing with right now is adding to my stress.
                  PLEASE when you do something like this, leave an option for members to revert to…

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                    7 comments  ·  Budgeter  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    We really appreciate all of you reaching out to share your feedback over the new Checklist/Budgeter merged feature. We know that all change brings, well, change. And we are definitely listening to your experiences and suggestions as we move forward. The Product Design team is reviewing all incoming feedback and they are planning the 2017 upgrades and improvements with your desires in mind. We might not be able to go back and give you back the old tool or some of the older features, but we really hope that we we all move forward together you will find this new budgeter, in with the checklist, will work very well for your event.

                    Please do keep us posted on any other feedback – good and constructive – that you have. We always want to know what our members think about the products we offer on our site.

                    XOXO,
                    Keri

                  • RSVP - allow people to adjust the text in the RSVP section

                    It would be helpful to allow people to modify the text in the RSVP section in the same way they are able to edit text on other pages of the website.

                    1) I had a guest who had difficulty finding their invitation to RSVP because they tried inputting all the names of those invited in their household at the same time - as opposed to just one at a time. If I had the ability to modify the text I would add clarification to that section (eg: one name at a time)

                    2) If I were able to modify the…

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  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 would like to be able to add comments to my Checklist items

                      I would like to be able to add comments to my Checklist items, and perhaps you could build in some suggested comments to add. For example, when I check off Book Reception Venue, I would like to add a comment for the name of the venue, address, website, contact, etc. That information could be fed into other areas of my account so that it is easily accessible.

                      I would also like to be able to add/edit items on the Checklist. For example, I am not having my engagement party until later on in my engagement, so I would like to…

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                        6 comments  ·  Checklist  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        This is a common request and we are truly working on how you can manage your checklist (and budgeter) to make it more personalized. This will eventually include the ability for you to add your own items and comments to keep track of your notes.

                        Keep watching! I know they are still in the design phase, but it is coming.

                        XO,
                        Keri

                      • Guest List

                        It would be great if the Guest List Manager could be sorted by RSVP status, so you can see who has RSVPed and who hasn't.

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                          2 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  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

                        • Editing Due Dates on Checklist

                          It would be wonderful if we were able to add items, and also change the due dates on pre-existing items. For example, due to scheduling my bridal showers won't be until a month before my wedding, but the checklist tells me that it needs to be completed a few months before. It's not a huge deal or anything, it would just really improve the tool!

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                            2 comments  ·  Checklist  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Our Checklist/Budgeter team is working on the flexibility portion of the Checklist feature. We hope you will continue to see improvements over the next few months as more features, like adjusting dates and adding your own list items, are made available.

                            Keri

                          • Guest List Kids Optional

                            I really love most aspects of this site. The only major thing I see as lacking is option for kids on the guest list. It'd really great if there was a way for RSVPing people to tick a box if they're bringing children, and then fill out the child's details - so the guest list can keep track of total number of guests including kids (in a different column). This would really help with arranging food options & seating as such!

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                              2 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

                            • Guest List "parties" and Seating Chart

                              I'm sorry, but this new website rollout has to be one of the worst managed transitions I have ever seen - taking what is already stressful for most of us to a whole new level! Whoever walked into a staff meeting and said, hey ya'll I have a great idea, let's take a good thing and completely ruin it!...should be forced to spend 10 minutes with us disgruntled brides/grooms...and then they should be fired. I spent hours having to completely rebuild my website that I had already spent a ton of time working on, and I would have left theknot…

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                                8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                I really appreciate you taking time to send this feedback. We have heard from quite a few members some of the same struggles you have expressed here. We are working on bringing back some of the features that were most loved and used. I will say that the reason some were not on the first edition of the new guest list manager is that they were not used by many of our members (like the seating chart).

                                But, we do hear your frustration and are working on how we can bring some of this function back. It is going to take some time, but it is being worked on now.

                                Thanks for sharing your frustration. We appreciate that you are already planning a wedding and need less stress in all these other areas.

                                Keri

                              • Editing font (add underline functionality) within text boxes for descriptions

                                For wedding website editing/creation, please add the ability to change the font and font size of the text within the text boxes for descriptions. From what I can tell you can only make text bold or italicized and change the alignment. Why isn't underline an option?

                                I'm not requesting to change the font of headers, sub-headers, overall theme of the website, etc. When you have the text box of a description open it only allows you to bold or italicize your text, so why aren't there more options here like underlining certain points, modifying the font and font size, creating…

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                                  2 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  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

                                • Ability to email some/all guests

                                  I would like the ability to email some or all my guests. I want the ability to send emails to update guests on parking, weather, or whatever I need to at the last minute in case they are not checking the website.

                                  I also want to be able to email select guests only (e.g.- those who have RSVP'd "yes", those RSVP'd "no", those who did not respond with their addresses, etc. I should be able to select names and email them through the website.

                                  What's the point of having a place for emails in the guest manager if we cannot…

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                                    2 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

                                  • With the upgraded guestlist, you don't have the option to view accepted/declined RSVPs at a glance.

                                    Adding the option, like there was before to see a running total of accepted and declines and invited numbers for each event that has been created.

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                                      3 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

                                    • Address Collection Allowed on Site along with RSVP

                                      Is it possible to have the address collection feature prompt guests who RSVP to enter their pertinent details for mailing of physical invitations?

                                      We would like to use the site as a "save the date" as well as for logistical data. It would be great to allow the function of collecting their data we need without having to send out the link/landing page for the "address collection" to individuals.

                                      Is this already possible and perhaps I'm overlooking a step or a feature not available at this moment?

                                      many thanks in advance

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                                        7 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  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

                                        I'd like to see another RSVP option for site admins to add choices to the section. For example, if a guest wants beer instead of wine or vice versa, they can choose it in the RSVP and furthermore, it gives the site admin an idea of how much of what to get. Same thing with food. If someone chooses vegetarian over meat, I'd like to see that option.

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                                          3 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  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

                                        • More Custom Pages!

                                          We need more than just 2 custom pages! I added my own pages because layout is important to me and your layout options are extremely limiting. I want to add a page for Key Members (my officiant and our parents) but now I can't! At least let member make 4 custom pages especially since there are so many complaints regarding layout options/errors/problems.

                                          Help!

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                                            7 comments  ·  Wedding Websites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            I really appreciate your feedback. We want to open the site to make it what you need and I have asked our Product Design team to look at being able to open this up more in a future release.

                                            Keri

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