<aside> 💡 Having a personal website is a fun way to have an online presence and share your projects with other people and future employers. In this project, you'll be designing a personal website in Figma and then making it with React! After creating the website, you'll be able to deploy it so that everybody will be able to find it.
Before attempting this project, be sure to read through the following lessons!
Lesson 3: Figma
Lesson 4: HTML/CSS
Lesson 5: React
Head over to https://www.figma.com/ and create a new file to start a new design for your project.
To start a new React project, run
npx create-react-app <project-name-here> as discussed in our React lesson.
In Github, create a new repository for your personal website and push to it as you're working.
Once you’re done, deploy your website to Github Pages with the domain name
[your-github-username].github.io. Claim your free
.me domain name here. Deploying a React app to Github Pages is a little tricky; make sure you’re Googling how to deploy a React app to Github Pages if you run into problems because it’s different from deploying non-React projects. There's also a difference between Github project pages (which look like
[your-username].github.io/project-name) and Github user pages (which look like
If you get stuck, check out the instructions below!