Wix Portfolio: Adding and Setting Up Wix Portfolio

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Wix Portfolio allows you to display your work for current and prospective clients to see. Whether you are a photographer, UX designer, fine artist or an architect, Wix Portfolio offers you the space to showcase your work. 

Add the Wix Portfolio app from the Wix App Market then start creating projects with as many photos and videos as you like. You can create collections to help visitors find the projects that are most relevant to them. 
A screenshot of the Projects page of a portfolio in the site dashboard.

Step 1 | Add the Wix Portfolio app to your site

Go to the App Market in your editor to find the Wix Portfolio app and add it to your site. Once installed, you can add projects and collections from the editor or your site's dashboard. 
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Click Add Apps  on the left side of the editor.
  2. Type "Wix Portfolio" in the search bar. 
  3. Select Wix Portfolio from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click Add to Site.
A screenshot of adding Wix Portfolio to your site from the App Market.

Step 2 | Create projects

Create your first project by adding a title, description, basic info, media and more. You can create as many projects as you want. After this step, we'll show you how to create collections for your projects. 
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Click the Portfolio Page element in your editor.
  2. Select Manage Projects.
A screenshot of selecting 'Manage Projects' from the Portfolio Page element.
  1. Click + New Project at the top right.
  2. Enter a title for your project in the Title section and click Next.
  3. Enter a description for your project in the Description section and click Next. Tip: You can also click Generate AI Text and let our AI write an engaging description for you.
A screenshot showing the Generate AI Text option to create your project's description.
  1. Add Project type, Date or Location in the Basic info section and click Next
  2. Add media to your project by uploading from your computer or importing from the Media Manager. Learn more about adding media to your projects
  3. Click Done
  4. Click Manage Project to edit more details about your project. See "Edit projects" for more information.
You can also add and manage projects from Portfolio in your site's dashboard. Learn more about managing your portfolio's projects

Step 3 | Create collections

Create collections if you want to group similar projects together in your portfolio. Your main portfolio page displays your collections if you have more than one visible collection. If you only have one visible collection, the main portfolio page displays all your projects.

To create a collection:

  1. Go to Portfolio in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click Manage Collections
  3. Click + New Collection on the top right.
  4. Enter a name and description for your collection in the Collection Info section.
  5. Add projects to the collection:
    1. Click + Manage Projects.
    2. Select the projects you want to add.
    3. Click Continue
  6. (Optional) Click the Hide this collection toggle to hide this collection from your portfolio until you're ready to display it.
  7. Click the Add icon  under Cover image to add an image that represents the collection. Click the Focal Point icon to adjust where the image is centered.
  8. (Optional) Edit the Collection Slug to change the last part of the collection's URL.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Repeat these steps to add more collections to your portfolio. 
A screenshot showing the collections info page where you can update title, description, basic info and add media.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Click a question below to learn more about adding and setting up your Wix Portfolio. 

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