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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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          10 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] 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

          • 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

            • 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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                7 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

              • Looking for a way to view only the accepted guests

                If you could add a way to view only the accepted guest list rather than having to scroll through the entire list name by name to find out who is coming.

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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

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

                    Hey I love the new Guest List, but there are some simple functions that are lacking/annoying.

                    1. It automatically sorts by 1st name. Coming from a person who use to file for a living this is annoying. I know you can switch if but every time you refresh the page or add a new person you have to re-sort it.

                    2. When you refresh any columns you had hidden automatically reappear. It can be really annoying when you are checking information.

                    3. For household can there be an accept all button. That way if everyone in a household accepted you…

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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 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

                      • 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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                          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

                        • 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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                            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

                          • 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

                            • Address Export

                              When I export my guest list, the address lines, city, state, ZIP, and country all export into the same cell. I wish these remained separate fields, so I could upload the excel document into my invitation template.

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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

                              • Allow for flexible "Find my invitation" searching

                                AFAIK, there are currently two options when allowing guests to RSVP - secure and unsecure.

                                If I choose unsecure, then if a guest named "Michael Smith" searches for his invitation as "Mike Smith", it will create a new guest.

                                If I choose secure RSVP, the above scenario would result in the guest being alerted that their invitation couldn't be found.

                                It would be great if you could "search" for an invitation by simply supplying a last name and allowing the user to select the relevant invitation. I understand there are potential privacy concerns, but it could easily be a configurable…

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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

                                  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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                                    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 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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                                      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

                                    • 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

                                      • 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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                                          6 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

                                        • Please add keyboard shortcuts when entering guest information

                                          It is hard to manually enter a lot of guests' information because the interface is very reliant on mouse clicks, when it would be pretty easy to make it more keyboard friendly.

                                          When entering a new guest, the window should auto focus on the First Name text box so you can start typing immediately, you should be able to fill out/select every option using Tab, arrow keys, and space bar. You should be able to add a new guest (same party or different party) without having to touch the mouse. This would make it a lot easier to keep up…

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

                                            We really appreciate you taking time to send in this feedback and suggestion. I have already forwarded this on to our Guest List team for their review. They continue to work on updates and improvements for this tool and hopefully this will make it into our road map in the near future.

                                            Enjoy the rest of your planning!
                                            XOXO,
                                            Keri

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