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General Discussion

Jasper Leenarts
Jasper Leenarts
13,830 Points

My first portfolio

About to start my real first portfolio website (front-end). What should I do?

1) start my site from scratch 2) use a framework (i think bootstrap) and start from there 3) get a template (from html5up or alike) and bend and tweak it as much I can to make it my own

I tend to go for option 2, but would like to hear your opinions

2 Answers

Hey ! I think it would be more benefic if you start it from scratch, it wont ask you a lot of time !

Dominic Bryan
Dominic Bryan
14,452 Points

I agree with Ayoub AIT IKEN, start from scratch that way your Portfolio website is your first entry into your Portfolio. More projects to go in your portfolio is never a bad thing, and it will truly demonstrate your abilities (When something is your own you tend to put more into it ;) ).

If someone comes looking for a front-end web developer and is looking through individuals portfolios, the website you build is their first encounter and in some cases might even sway them to go for you over others.

Hope this Helps