This can seem intimidating, but it really isn’t too bad.

My suggestion for building a portfolio website is to use a free tool, like

Because WordPress is designed as a modular site builder, you can easily change its appearance as you become more adept at manipulating design.

So, every assignment you receive from me, I would like you to post it to your portfolio, then submit a link to your post in Sakai. When it is a video project, please upload the file first to your YouTube or Vimeo channel, set it to “unlisted” if you don’t want it to appear on your actual YouTube channel, then you can use that link to attach it to your portfolio site.

For images, you can usually upload them to the WordPress site itself if those images are small enough. If I have asked for an image that is too large, simply put it in a file sharing system like OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, etc, and share that link with me.

This system has many advantages. One advantage is that you will be able to “tinker” with your portfolio the whole time you are in school. By the time you are finished, you will certainly have a long list of projects and exercises to show potential clients and employers.

The trick to setting up a free site like is that you will need to make certain the site is “published”. If you have trouble;e just contact the instructor, and we’ll figure it out together.