16 of the best sites to create your online portfolio.

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Whether you’re a photographer, graphic designer or student, it is now essential to have an online portfolio. To help you promote your work, we collected here the best sites that allow you to create a portfolio on the web.

1. Behance .


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Behance is used by very many artists, graphic designers, photographers and animators. This is the reference site to publish his portfolio on-line.

Note that Behance does more than host of works ; it is also a social network, a classifieds, a platform to follow your favorite artists, and a virtual gallery.

Free – In English and in French.

2. JournoPortfolio .


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In addition to being an excellent platform for aspiring writers, JournoPortfolio art to enhance any visual work. This online editor offers you plethora of features to create content that is intuitive and fluid.

With JournoPortfolio, instantly back up your images in PDF format, download link URL and put your achievements on multiple pages. You can also protect your work by password, customize your domain name (.com) and the certified HTTPS.

To create a site that looks like you, please do not hesitate to change the theme, the images in the background, the colors and fonts of characters.

Free/Paid – In English

3. Adobe Portfolio .


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Adobe Portfolio is in any way a paid version of Behance to transform your portfolio into a reactive site to a full-fledged.

The platform has been developed to be simple to use. In summary, you choose your page layout, you customize it (name, field, police, etc.) and you sync everything with your account Behance.

Your site is automatically optimized to be seen on any device, in addition, you have access to Lightroom and your grid of photos.

Free if you’re a Creative Cloud subscriber, otherwise the subscription starts 11.99 € per month – In French

4. Wix .


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Wix is a platform for recent and increasingly used to create online portfolios.

Since December of 2017, it even allows you to develop mobile applications. Wix Code provides the functionality of the front-end and back-end hosted in Wix Cloud as well as advanced features that were previously available only in custom mode.

Wix is free, as long as the advertising does not bother you. Otherwise, it will be necessary to subscribe to one of their premium offerings (which include more storage and bandwidth).

Free/Paid – In French.

5. Fabrik .


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Fabrik has been specifically designed to help designers and filmmakers to showcase their work on the web. The platform was born in London hosts the portfolios of prestigious artists.

With Fabrik, you will have the choice among more than 9,000 combinations of page layout and different themes to change them as often as you want (without affecting your work).

You can try Fabrik free of charge for 14 days, and you will then have the choice between three types of subscriptions (from € 7.50 a month).

Paying – In English.

6. FolioLink .


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FolioLink offers a wide range of design for your site, all modifiable according to your needs.

Thanks to a built-in editor, it is possible to import photos in batch, resize, and create custom thumbnails.

One of the benefits of creating your portfolio with FolioLink is its technical assistance in line (but in English). In regard to the visibility, FolioLink has tools to optimize your site (SEO).

Paying – In English.

7. Weebly .


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Weebly has been invented by three university friends who wanted to facilitate the promotion of their work online.

Today, their site offers a lot of features and superb design. You will even have the possibility of setting up your own online store.

The platform provides a drag and drop function, which simplifies the customization of the portfolio, and depending on the package you choose, you can get a unlimited storage.

Free/Paid – In French.

8. Viewbook .


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Since its launch in 2009, Viewbook has proven to be a popular choice among photographers.

The site allows you to publish an unlimited number of photographs, and customize the display. You can see all the changes that you make to live, a function rather practical.

You can choose among different formats of the gallery, and each image is stored on the Cloud Viewbook.

Paying – In English.

9. Squarespace .


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If you listen to podcasts anglo-saxons, then surely you’ve heard the ads for Squarespace.

This website offers very beautiful models (templates), with an aesthetic that is more work than Behance or Adobe Portfolio.

In addition to provide you with all the necessary tools to create your site, Squarespace allows you to track your audience and improve your performance on social networks.

Paid – In French.

10. SmugMug .


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Smugmug is based on three axes : the presentation, the sharing and selling photos.

You can download an unlimited number of images and videos, but having a duration of max. 20 min, and choose from a wide range of design.

It is also possible to customize the presentation of your portfolio, add your logo , overlay watermarks to your photos, etc, everything is simple, no need to know coding.

Paying – In English.

11. Portfoliobox .


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Designed specifically for the creative, Portfoliobox is easy to navigate, no need to know coding. Galleries, blogs, online retail site .. The focus is on the visual and it is possible to quickly create stunning portfolios.

With Portfoliobox, there is no theme that can limit your possibilities, you can make as many pages with as much style as you want.

Free /Paid – In French.

12. Cargo .


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Cargo is simple and effective. It allows you to create a set of pages and edit them as you would a Word document. It is still easier than the drag/drop of files.

You can choose the design of each page and, for the typography, you have access to Webtype, Type Network, and Google Fonts.

The models to choose from are modern, it is a pity only that they are not more customizable.

Paying – In English.

13. Format .


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Format offers themes elegant and dynamic, perfect for mobile devices.

You can test Format free of charge for 14 days, then you will have to choose one of their offers of subscriptions (from 6 € per month).

This site will appeal to lovers of code, since it is possible to use the built-in tools or directly modify the code of the portfolio that you create.

Paying – In English.

14. Carbonmade .


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The site, Carbonmade may not be the most attractive at first glance but their templates are very well designed. In addition, the community that surrounds this site looks pretty fun.

Their slogan ? “Our themes are so nice, that we could believe that they are canadians.”

Carbonmade is aimed primarily at designers, the focus is on the enhancement of the images.

Paying – In English.

15. Moonfruit .


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Moonfruit has models rather cool and easily scalable. If you prefer to let your imagination run free, you can use a blank page, but be careful, the alignment of the elements is more complicated than on other site like Wix.

Moonfruit gives you access to all the fonts in Google and even Google Analytics. You also have tools to optimize the seo of your portfolio.

Free trial/ Pay – In English.

16. Dribble .


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Dribbling is above all the consolidation of a community of creatives who want to present their work. They are in the form of small screenshots, and are called “shots”.

This platform can be used as a supplement to your portfolio on the main, this is a good place to interact with other artists.

Free/Paid – In English.