Trinity Portfolio Workshop

Resources for Student Portfolio Builders

How-To

Use JuxtaposeJS to compare two images

https://juxtapose.knightlab.com/

Use Soundcite in a post

http://soundcite.knightlab.com/

Build a StoryMapJS

https://storymap.knightlab.com/

Create a timeline

http://timeline.knightlab.com/

Craft a digital story in your portfolio

Remove placeholder text from your front page

The front page of your portfolio site will have placeholder content. Usually, students use this page for a biography or…

Adding & Assigning Categories

Post categories are vital to the structure of your portfolio. You use categories to group related posts and to create…

Set up your Trinity Portfolio site

Domain of One’s Own Starting in Spring 2018, we are encouraging students to use our new domains.trincoll.edu site to create…

Add portfolio posts

Once you have successfully logged in to your Trinity Portfolio, there are a few ways to  add new portfolio posts.

Upload a paper, presentation or other portfolio artifact

This post will describe how to embed a paper or presentation in a portfolio post as a PDF. There are different…

Produce an image video reel

An image video reel is the most labor-intensive form of photo essay. The end result is similar to a slide show,…

Create an image slideshow for your portfolio

A slideshow also had images prearranged in a sequence, but the images are presented one at a time, usually with…

Add an image gallery to your portfolio

A gallery is a grouping of images, usually with captions. It’s requires the least amount of sequencing (since visitors to your…

Set up your navigation menu

Adding Categories to Menus Adding a new category to your posts doesn’t mean that the Category Archive page for that…

Include a Listicle in a post

If you’ve ever visited Buzzfeed, you are already familiar with the listicle format. A listicle is a list of images,…

Add a photo essay to your portfolio

A photo essay a series of photographs that, when combined with text in a specific sequence, tell a story about your…

Use the “Featured Posts” category

All of the “2.0” themes will automatically put any post you do not specify a category for in the “Featured Posts”…

Set up your front page

Your site’s front page (also sometimes called a “landing” page) is probably going to be the most visited page on…

Remove the “My starter portfolio” from your site

The “My starter portfolio” text is the default tagline of your site. You should change this. You can do this…

Modify and update your HPAP portfolio

This video will help you get started adding content and organizing your HPAP portfolio.

Tag your posts for a class site

If you are in a course that requires you use your portfolio to complete assignments, you probably need to incorporate…

Adding a post to your main navigation

Many portfolio makers want to add a post, especially one with their resume, directly to the main navigation of their…

Edit your portfolio & access the WordPress Dashboard

Once you’ve created your Trinity Portfolio site, you can access the WordPress Dashboard from a variety of entry points.

Use the Customizer to change the look of your site

The WordPress Customizer is the easiest and fastest way to change the layout, colors and typography of your Trinity portfolio…

Choose and apply colors

Choosing colors for your portfolio can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are lots (and lots, and lots, and lots…)…

Chose fonts for your portfolio

There are hundreds of fonts you can choose from for your Trinity portfolio, and it can be a bit overwhelming…

Embed content: iFrames, video, audio and visualizations

Video files can be quite large, and in general, it’s best to store them on a video sharing website, like YouTube…

Include a post in your HPAP Navigation Menu

If you selected the Health Professions Advising Program template when you set up your site, your site is pre-populated with…

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