The Portfolio Plan

Thesis Statement and Purpose
By creating a personal portfolio website, I will gain an advantage over competitors when looking for a job, seeking an internship, and applying for graduate school.

1. To learn and gain experience using WordPress as a content management system; and

2. Create a portfolio website that will assist me in reaching my educational and professional goals.


Pick out the name of the site
Decide who the audience is
Make “wish list” of content

Set up a WP account
Finalize content plan
Begin gathering materials for portfolio
Update blog re: timeline

Finish gathering materials for portfolio
Choose a design for the site
Begin constructing pages

Continue working on design
Begin filling in content

Continue filling in content
Start making final edits

Complete assignment

Measurable Outcomes:
1. I will have enough WordPress knowledge and experience to help rebuild my employer’s website.
2. I will have created a portfolio site with at least three pages – a homepage, a resume, and a portfolio page.


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