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7 Top Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides

When trying to figure out which website would best serve you and your wedding planning needs, we've taken all the guesswork out of it for you. We've compiled a list of the 7 Top Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides that we think would be helpful to you when it comes to planning your wedding.


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1. The Knot


When it comes to our list of 7 Top Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides, you guessed it, The Knot, is very popular when it comes to wedding planning and it's absolutely free. However, there is a small fee if you want a custom domain. One of the things we especially like is that the templates are professionally designed. You can also add matching save the dates and invitations for a cohesive look and feel.



2. Wix


Also on our list of Top 7 Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides is Wix. You can build your wedding website on Wix for free also. Choose from one of their combo plans for around $14 a month that would include a free custom domain which is one of the features that we like. We recommend using Wix if you are looking for a custom website and you don't have to build it from scratch.



3. Wedding Wire


Wedding Wire offers a free wedding website that comes with other planning tools. One of the features that we like is hotel integration. For instance, you can find nearby hotels that are recommended by Wedding Wire, for your guests, which can be displayed right on your website. It even lets you block rooms for your guests as well. They even have an app for managing your site for your convenience.



4. Minted


They offer more than just stationery. That's why Minted made our list of 7 Top Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides. If you are the bride that's looking for style and quality and want to match your site to your stationery, then Minted is perfect for you. They offer a free version or you can choose to pay a one-time fee of $15 that will get you access to your site for a full year.



5. Zola


One of the features we like best about Zola is that you can make certain events private and only visible to those that are invited. For instance, only certain guests will have access to RSVP to the rehearsal dinner. It's very easy to set up your site and they guide you along the way.



6. Joy


A free website that allows you to send digital invitations, save the dates, and RSVP reminders to your guests. Joy allows your guest to upload photos and make comments on your site also. In addition, you can send broadcast announcements to your guests.



7. Squarespace


If you enjoy photos, try Squarespace. The feature that we like most is their Instagram integration which allows you to add images from your wedding hashtag. You can customize everything from the design, fonts, background, or image sizes. We recommend Squarespace for the tech-savvy bride.



If you would like to learn more about our 7 Top Wedding Websites: A Guide for Chicago Brides, please contact us to speak to one of our wedding planners.