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9 Portfolio Website Templates For Top Website Builders

Looking for a professional template for your portfolio website? You’re in the right place! Your portfolio website needs to reflect your personal brand, what you do and the services you provide. It’s an essential tool for showcasing your work, for potential clients to reach you, and ultimately for growing your activity.

👀 In this post, we give you some resources for building your portfolio website, including 9 templates from top website builders. Let’s dive in!

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Choosing a Template that Matches your Individual Needs

Depending on the type of activities you focus on, as a photographer or a wellness coach for instance, you will have different needs in terms of content and structure of your portfolio website.

A photographer will need to have capacity for displaying high-quality photos on various devices, with a website builder that can provide clean, aesthetic and visually-appealing templates.

💡 Check out our quick guide on choosing the best website builder for portfolio. We have a useful checklist for you!

Don’t forget to highlight your unique value proposition, also called personal brand statement. We recommend putting it on your homepage, so visitors can quickly understand what you offer.

👋 Did you know you most likely have to comply with privacy laws on your website?

🔍 Find out now if privacy laws apply to you with this free 1-min quiz!

Let’s take a look at different templates that can help you further in choosing the best website builder and promote your business activities with success.

Polished Squarespace Portfolio Website Templates

Squarespace‘s templates are known for their modern and clean design, and the platform is said to be very professional and easy-to-use.

Here are two templates for artists and photographers (click on the images for more detail on each template!):

template portfolio website
Photo credit: https://www.squarespace.com/templates/wexley-demo
template portfolio website
Photo credit: https://www.squarespace.com/templates/sackett-fluid-demo

👋 Collect personal data on your site? You’ll need a privacy policy!

🔍 See how you can quickly generate a privacy policy for your Squarespace website.

Can you make a portfolio website for free?

Yes! There are actually a number of free portfolio website templates. WordPress and Canva are good examples. Of course, they include basic customization features, so your portfolio website structure will be somewhat limited.

Canva Free Portfolio Website Templates

After signing up (free), Canva allows users to create a simple portfolio website using their design tools.

free portfolio website template
Photo credit: https://www.canva.com/templates/EAFBwcWdJJA-black-white-modern-software-engineer-resume-website/
Photo credit: https://www.canva.com/templates/EAE72meSrtY-black-white-dark-experimental-modeling-portfolio-website/

💡 Don’t forget to make your portfolio website compliant with the law! Here’s a short guide on what you need to do.

WordPress Free Portfolio One Page

WordPress.com has some free portfolio website templates like the following, Dalson. Users can easily customize their templates using WordPress’ visual editor.

portfolio one page
Photo credit: https://wordpress.com/theme/dalston

💡 Check out this quick guide for creating and installing your privacy policy on your WordPress site in minutes!

Wix Portfolio Website Template

Wix offers a variety of free portfolio website templates that can be customized using their drag-and-drop website builder.

template portfolio website
Photo credit: https://www.wix.com/website-template/view/html/3062?originUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wix.com%2Fwebsite%2Ftemplates%2Fhtml%2Fportfolio-cv%2Fportfolios%2F3&tpClick=view_button&esi=5762698b-39db-47cd-8c83-edaa74923175
template portfolio website
Photo credit: https://www.wix.com/website-template/view/html/2937?originUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wix.com%2Fwebsite%2Ftemplates%2Fhtml%2Fportfolio-cv%2Fportfolios%2F4&tpClick=view_button&esi=1d7749aa-2c46-4f54-aa62-cea14e089751

💡 Check out this quick guide for creating and installing your privacy policy on your Wix site in minutes!

Webflow Free Portfolio Website Templates

Webflow has a community where you can browse, clone and customize some free website templates! You can filter by type, most popular (see number of likes).

minimal portfolio websites
Photo credit: https://webflow.com/made-in-webflow/website/matteofabbiani
Photo credit: https://webflow.com/made-in-webflow/website/WONDER-Cloneable-CMS-Template

💡 Check out this quick guide for creating and installing your privacy policy on your Webflow site in minutes!

We hope this list was helpful. As you can see, many different templates are available (some even for free!) for easily creating a portfolio site that best suits your needs.

Now, it’s your turn to launch your portfolio website ⬇️

Ready to build your portfolio website?

Check out our pre-launch website checklist to make sure not to forget anything!
🔍 Your website launch checklist: 5 things to check before your website goes live