This is a screen shot the first page that comes up when you login. Here you will find your version of the planner specific to your wedding. There will be q list of the planner, timeline, music requests, and message form.
This is a screen shot the information section of the planner. Here you will find options to change phone number, names, venue information, other vendor information.
This is a screen shot the ceremony section of the planner. Here you will select the ceremony start (when guests arrive) and estimated end time. Also you will specify the song choices for background, processional song, bride song, and recessional song. Also if you are having a recieving line or not.
This is a screen shot the planner - reception information. This is the section of the planner that we use to determine what important information that we will be using throughout your wedding. You will find specifics like style of cocktail/dinner music, introductions, toasts and specific song choices for the activities and special dances.
This is a screen shot of the Important Names we will need. Here you will find an area to put the names of your parents, ushers, minatures, and wedding party. Please fill out the list of the members of the wedding party as (1) being the first to walk in on introductions.
Use this section to add additional comments or information that would be helpful for us the day of. Example, other special dances or notes on a special activity happening during your night.
The Navigation is setup on the top and the bottom of the page. When inputing the information into the planner hit save when done editing. When you have completed the planner and it has been finalized then hit Submit. You can also hit print and keep a record for yourself or print it and use it as a scratch pad as you are getting your ideas together. To navigate back to the Home Screen in the client area go to the bottom of the page under the bottom navigation and click "Client Area".
This is a screen shot the Event Timeline. Here you will find an area to plan out the timeline of events throughout the day. You can print this and make copies to hand to other vendors and wedding party members so they have a convienent list and idea of how everything is going to run throughout the day. You can use "Other" and then in the Note make your own description of what you would like for that time.
Here I have filled out an example of what a timeline could look like. If you expand the picture and look you can see the "note" spot and next to that where you can edit (Pencil) or delete (X).
The section right under the top navigation where it says "Add New Activity" is where you will select the time, then activity and add a note if needed. When done with that hit the "+" and you will see it added to the list below where the list is in chronological order.
You can add items to the list at any point and the list will automatically add it in the order it needs to be in.
This is a screen shot of the Navigation for the Music List. Here is where you will start with navigating the extensive music list. You search by keyword on the left or browse by artist or song title on the right.
If you notice across the top there is two options, Most Requested and Help/Tips. If you click Most Requested you will come across our lists of most requested songs of the different genres, what is trending, the different decades and the special dances. If you click Help/Tips it goes through each function in the Music Requests Section. I will list those at the end of this Tutorial.
**Note: you do not have to add the songs to this list from your planner. These are songs additional to the planner songs**
This is a screen shot of the Quick Tips section located on the bottom of the Music Requests section where you will have a legend explaining the different functions of this page at a glance.
When navigating our song list you will have three options "Must Play", "Play if Possible", and "Do Not Play" next to each song and you can click on any of the "+" corresponding to the list you would like it on. We do have a limit of ten of each for the Music Request List however we can always take more requests or when we work with you on the planning we can compile the list with you.
This is a screen shot of where the "Custom Songs" list is for the Music List. Here you can click custom list and add an additional ten songs that did not fit in the Must Plays or Play if possible. Also if you did not find the song on our online library of songs it does not mean that we have the song. We update our songs almost daily with the different music companies and update the online library periodically with some of the most requested songs.
Searching for songs is fast and easy. You can enter all or part of an artist or song title using the search fields. If you don't know the exact spelling of a song title or artist, just enter one word you know for sure is in the name. The search engine will return all songs or artists containing that word.
The browse features allow you to browse through the music catalog. This is a great option if you don't know the spelling of an artist or song title or just want to browse through the catalog to see what's available. You can browse all artists or song titles beginning with a particular letter, or just click the "All Artists" or "All Songs" links to display all artists or songs in the entire catalog. You can press the "Most Requested" button at anytime to view a list of the most requested songs of the past year.
Optional search fields may be available to help narrow your search. To apply a filter, select it from the drop-down list. The search filter will be applied to ALL searches performed from then on until you press the New Search button. So if you apply a filter and then use the browse links, the results will be filtered appropriately.
The results of your search are displayed in alphabetical order. Click on a column heading to re-sort the results. Up to 50 entries are displayed per page. If there are more than 50 entries, a NEXT link will appear at the bottom right of the search results box. Once you click through to the next page you will notice that a PREVIOUS link will appear to the bottom left of the search results box. When you get to the last page of results, the NEXT link will disappear. Pressing the New Search button in the upper right of the search results box will clear your entire search.
Next to each artist in the search results you will notice a speaker icon. To listen to a song sample, click on the speaker icon. This will launch a music application and automatically search for your selected artist and song. After it finishes searching, you should locate the album, artist, and song title from the list and click it to start playing the song sample.
Create Request List:
You can easily create a custom request list for your event using the colored "ADD" buttons next to each song in the search results. Pressing the green button will automatically load that song into your "Must Play" request list. Pressing the yellow button will automatically load that song into your "Play if Possible" request list. Pressing the red button will automatically load that song into your "Do Not Play" request list.
There is a possibility that you desire a song that is not in the catalog. You can still add these songs to your request list, in a special "Custom" category. After you submit your list, please contact regarding the availability of such songs. To add a song to your "Custom" request list, press the Custom Song button in the upper right corner of the search results box. This will load a window that prompts for the title and artist. Please try all methods of searching and browsing to ensure the song is not contained in the music library before adding it to your custom request list.
As you add songs to your request lists they will appear in this box. The requests will be listed alphabetically in sections for each list. It will also tell you how many songs you've selected and the approximate time length of such requests. You can press the red button labeled "REM" at anytime to remove that song from your list. If you would like to switch the song to a different request list, simply search for it and press the appropriate request list button next to the song. It will automatically be removed from the one list and added to the other.
Next to each song in your request list you will see a blue button titled "NOTE". This button will load a window that has information for attaching a note to this song. For example, you can specify that songs be used for certain dances, such as a bride & groom first dance. You can specify when a song should be played, or even who it should be dedicated to. The options are endless. This is a free-form field that will be displayed next to the song in the request list the DJ receives. So enter whatever you want and be specific.
For your convenience, you can save your list for continued progress. Simply press the Save List button in the upper right corner of the request list box. Upon entering your information your list will be saved and the main page will be refreshed. To load a previously saved list, press the Load List button in the upper right corner of the search box. Upon entering your information your saved list will be loaded. Feel free to make changes and save your list again. Save often just in case your computer crashes.
Using these buttons you can print your song lists for your own records. You can search for songs and print the results. You can also print a hard copy of your request lists. Note that upon submitting your request lists electronically, you can set it to email you a copy as well.
When you're done creating your custom request list press the Submit List button to electronically submit your list. You will be presented with a of form which allows you to specify other details of your event. This information must be submitted at the time you fill it out, there is no save option. So wait until you're completely done creating your request lists and then submit all the information at once.