Download Portfolio as Website
The 'Download' feature for your portfolio(s) enables you to access the portfolio(s) in an interactive way, via internet browser. Despite the use of an internet browser, viewing your portfolio(s) in this way does not require an internet connection. This feature will download a package to your computer, which you can share with others by saving it to a disc, USB memory stick, or any other form of digital memory.
NOTE: This feature is different from 'Download as PDF', which does not download a package, but instead compiles your work into one PDF document.
Step 1: Access My Coursework
1. Click on the Main Menu icon.
2. Select My Coursework.
Step 2: Select Portfolio
Locate the portfolio that you would like to download to zip file.
3. Click anywhere on the portfolio's row to reveal its options. Select Download as Zip.
Step 3: Download Portfolio
4. Click on the Download Now button.
NOTE: If the portfolio contains a video, you will be prompted to convert the file. You will need to select your conversion preferences, and click 'Convert Now'. The conversion process may take a few minutes, please be patient.
You will know that the download has begun when you see the, "Packing up your portfolio... please be patient" message. Each computer may send files downloaded from the internet to a different location - ensure that you know where this file will be saved.
Step 4: Open the Downloaded Portfolio
Once the file has been downloaded to your computer, it may appear as a Zip file, or as a regular folder. To open the zipped folder:
- Double click on the .zip file to unzip it.
- Right click on the .zip file. Select 'Extract All'. Click 'Extract'.
You will then see a folder appear. Double click on the folder to open it.
Step 5: View Downloaded Portfolio in Browser (no internet required)
Once the folder has opened, locate the index.html file. Double click to open it.
NOTE: In order to view the portfolio correctly, ALL files must remain in this folder. If you wish to share your portfolio with someone, compress the folder and instruct them to open the folder and view the index.html file and leave all other files as they are.
The portfolio will appear with the default theme applied to it, unless you have specified otherwise in your Portfolio Setup options. To view specific sections of your portfolio, use the Table of Contents drop-down menu to navigate.