Online Portfolio

There are many different ways to go about creating your online portfolio. There is no wrong way and all the different ways can create a website that showcases your work. It’s just like a portfolio book, it’s the work that speaks for itself. That said, if you want to improve your web skills and/or show them off, then you might want to put a little more into it.

Here are some steps we will take to create our online portfolios:

Design your Site (Things to Consider): 

  • Organization
  • Categories
  • Navigation
  • Optimization of Images
  • Type of Galleries
  • Usability
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Consistency with Brand
  • The Tool You Choose to Use

I use illustrator to get a general idea of what this should look like, starting with a web document at 1024 x 768, working in pixels.

Choosing Your Tool:

Creating the Site

  • Getting your Domain Name / URL
  • Finding your Host
  • Setting up the wireframe
  • Designing / Customizing
  • Adding Work
  • Optimizing for Search Engines
  • Going Live
  • Maintaining / Keeping it Active
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