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  1. RSVP

    Add a way to add a +1's name somewhere in the RSVP box. It populates as "Name's +1" but how are we supposed to know who they are bringing for the table cards? Or let us be able to edit the "Notes" section so we can remind them to add their guest's name.

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      29 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 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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        22 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

        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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          20 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

        • Text message or Email RSVP reminders

          It would be really amazing if the guest list manager would allow the bride/groom to send a text message or email reminder for those guests who did not yet RSVP.

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            11 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 manager idea

            Guest list manager and RSVP need to be able to allow guests to specify number of adults and number of children attending. Would help alot with catering planning. Current manager won't do that. So I may have to go back to phone call RSVP's. : ((

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              7 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

            • Add more sort and filtering functionality to Guest List

              I would like the ability to sort by all of the different columns, such as "invite sent" to see whose invites are still outstanding, or "meal option" to group everyone who ordered the same type of meal together. Being able to filter on these options as well so only the guests with certain meal options are shown would be hugely helpful. It's a pain to export to Excel every time I want to check on my guest list.

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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

              • Changing name of +1 for guests

                It would be great if the creator of the guest list can select a plus one option for the guests they are adding to their guest list, and then when what that said guest goes to RSVP, they have the option to add the name of their plus 1 (instead of the creator of the guest list having to change it later).

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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

                • 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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                    11 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

                  • Allow guests to RSVP by searching for their own email address or mailing address. Multiple guests were unable to RSVP because they didn't E

                    Allow Guests to RSVP by searching for their email or mailing address. Multiple guests were unable to RSVP because they didn't EXACTLY type their own name as it was inserted by the bride/groom.

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                      5 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

                    • guests as kids and age

                      Allow to enter guest as child and their age.

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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

                      • Add ability to make custom categories to Guest List Manager

                        I would love to be able to make categories for my guests for organizing different groups and to make seating easier later (things like Bridal Party, Bride's Family, Bride's Friends, Groom's Family/Friends, Coworkers, etc--customizable would be great!)

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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

                        • Guest List Manager Enhancements

                          (1) It would help greatly if the export function includes NOTES & ROLE. This is currently not the case. This is very helpful when exporting for place card, escort card printing.

                          (2) Add ability to sort by column/field. I'm having to expert guest list on excel to sort/filter list. This is helpful when targeting specific guest to follow up on such as viewing only "no response" guests.

                          (3) Add ability to add custom fields that can be exported. Special security or destination wedding locations requires additional information to track and collect from guest to allow entry/travel to event.

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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

                          • Household management

                            Making the guest list manager import change has absolutely made the feature useless. It is a MASSIVE exercise in repetitive stress injury (Google it) having to manually go into each contact and add their head of household. You use to be able to do it in the import feature and the new Excel webpage does not allow you to do it (why?). Yet the export (in Excel format) has the data in it. Massively inconsistent.

                            Add back the feature to allow "advanced" users to use a CSV file to import their guest list manager. It really is not rocket science.

                            29 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Guest List Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              I really am sorry for this extra stress and inconvenience. Our Guest List Team does know this is a gap in our features offered and we are working on getting a fresh look at the Guest List and the import process just after the first of the year. I am happy to help you get these assigned if you want to send me your list – again, I do understand this is a major inconvenience.

                              Thank you for taking time to send your feedback. It will help as we press forward to making this part of our experience even better.

                              xoxo,
                              Keri

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                            • Allow guest to RSVP with their Mobile number instead of name.

                              Hi, I would love to use the Knot website to allow my guest to RSVP. Of course I only want the people that are on my guest list to RSVP. But the problem is when guest do not type their name like it is on the guest list they will not be able to RSVP.

                              I was wondering if "The Knot" can add a feature to where it can verify the guest by phone number? That would make it a lot more accurate and we would not have to worry about misspellings.

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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 Notes Still Not Showing In Guest List Without Exporting

                                It has been well over a year and this still hasn't been added. I am very disappointed and a little frustrated. If I wasn't playing around with the 'Export List' option and hadn't exported my guest list over to a spreadsheet, I would have never known that my guests had left me 'RSVP Notes'. Some of my guests have allergies and my wedding could have ended poorly if I did not see the list of allergies that they left on the 'RSVP Notes'. What's the point of having this option if we can't even access it easily. If I hadn't…

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

                                  Hi and thank you so much for contacting us!

                                  We have heard similar feedback from other couples. We do plan to add this option in the future.

                                  We will keep this forum updated as we make improvements!

                                  Enjoy your planning!
                                  XOXO,
                                  Meuy

                                • Accept/Regret Colors

                                  It would be great for the accept to show as a green background and regret as a different color so as you are scrolling through the guest list I can easily tell that the guest is unable to attend.

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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

                                  • Add a "maybe" option for invites

                                    It would be great if we could organize our guest list into "definitely invited" and "maybe invited." Our venue can only fit 130 people, but our guest list is 150 people, so we are planning on sending rolling invitations. I would be great to add everyone all at once to keep track, but section off the people who won't be invited unless others decline. Thanks!

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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

                                    • Add a "Save the Date Sent" tab to the guest list manager

                                      Hello first I'd like to let you know that the knot has been such a tremendous help during the planning of our wedding. It is very user friendly, however I do have one suggestion in making it more efficient. Adding a "Save the Date sent" tab to the guest list manager would allow brides to check each person that received the save the date as well as the invitations.

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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

                                      • 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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                                          9 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

                                        • Address Auto-Fill for Members of Same Household

                                          Collecting and Inputting 250+ people's addresses has become my top stressor in planning my wedding. Here are some ideas on how The Knot can improve their services:
                                          1) Allow all members of one household to be entered in the same window.
                                          -Entry can by in the same window. Add a button labeled "add another member to this household" (or something to that effect). When it is pressed, another field can appear available for entry
                                          -After all members are added and info is saved, these members can be displayed separately in the guest list manager. I believe you already have the…

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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

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