The Total Guest Response Field on the form is determined by the Total Guest column on the excel before importing a guest list.
How to account for Additional/+1 guests on an Excel upload
Make sure to account for all guests with a "Total Guest" Column on the guest list excel. ‘Total Guests’ is not the number of additional guests coming with the main guest, it is the total number of guests including the main guest.
To ensure an accurate guest count the Total Guest logic is as follows =
No RSVP = 0 Total guest. This is to account for anyone not expected to come and won't count them toward total guest count. Choose NO RSVP after importing when it asks you to assign a default value.
Main Guest only = 1 total guest.
Main Guest+1= 2 total guests.
Main Guest +2 = 3 total guests and so on.
These numbers are what should be placed in the "Total Guest" column on the excel for each guest. Should look like the below:
How to Account for Additional Guests on the Form
The Total Guest column on the excel is how to determine how many additional guests a Main Guest can bring when they RSVP on the form.
Once the Total Guest values have been determined, turn the Total Guest response field ON within the form and it creates a drop down asking how many people the guest will be RSVPing for.
For example, if a guest was attributed a 3 in the Total Guest column, it will ask them if they are RSVPing for Main Guest only, +1 or +2.
zkipster recommends sending test emails to a test guest list before mass sending to see exactly how this entire process from receiving the invite and filling out the form would look for guests. The guest's form drop down will look like the below. Zack had 2 in his Total Guest column: