How to Send Free Birthday Cards Online

Updated March 23, 2017

Online cards, also known as e-cards, are available by the hundreds all over the Internet. From birthday cards to wedding invitations e-cards can be made with different pictures and messages. Many sites offer guidance and tips to help you personalise your card. You can e-mail an e-card to one person or to a group of people. You must have an Internet connection and an e-mail account to send an online card. Some websites require registration before you can browse their selection.

Log on to a free e-cards website like 123 greetings, Egreetings or Got-free-ecards (see Resources).

Click on links that say "Birthday" or "Happy birthday" on any of these sites. You will be brought to pages with various thumbnails of birthday e-cards.

Click on the e-card of your choice. Some e-cards come with music and animation.

Choose the "Play" option to preview the card.

Fill in the required fields with your name, e-mail address and recipient's e-mail address.

Write out your greeting in the "Message" box.

Choose the "Send this e-card or "e-mail this e-card" prompt to deliver your e-card. You can opt to have a copy of the card sent to your e-mail address as well


Avoid sending inappropriate messages online. It can result in being banned from the website permanently.

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Joleene DesRosiers Moody has written professionally since 2001 for television and print. Her freelance work is featured in "Absolutely Business" magazine. She holds an Associate of Applied Science in radio and television production from Onondaga Community College and a Bachelor of Arts in theater and fine arts from Niagara University.