Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Consider a template, part of Designing a Portfolio Website with Muse.
- [Instructor] Let's say a quick word about templates.…Now, you may hear the word template and shudder,…and think, well, I don't want to use a template,…because I don't want my work to look like everybody else's.…Well, we're not going to use a template,…but there is much to be learned…from looking at well-constructed templates.…You'll find several good examples on musestarters.com.…I have the exposure example open here in another window.…And this has these very helpful tips…that we can click on for more information.…
This is a responsive site, so if I adjust…the width of my browser, we see the content resize…and respond accordingly.…We can download the starter files for this,…and we can open it up, and we can just take a look…at how it's constructed.…Now, if we want to quickly get our portfolio online,…and we don't want to invest a lot of time in learning Muse,…then we could just swap out the content that we have here…for our own content, but that's not what I'm proposing here.…
I'm just suggesting that, taking a look…
- Starting a new portfolio website
- Making a header and footer
- Adding navigation
- Including social media icons
- Adding an autoplay slideshow
- Making thumbnail images and buttons
- Creating an About page and a Contact page
- Linking pages together
- Creating an accordion menu
- Adding breakpoints for responsiveness
- Testing and publishing a website
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Icon Fonts for the Webwith James Williamson3h 56m Intermediate
1. Plan Your Portfolio
2. Set Up Your Site in Muse
3. Display Your Work
4. Add Pages
5. Make Your Site Responsive
6. Publish the Site
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