XING Help Center

Here you’ll find answers to your questions, and information about XING features. You can also contact the XING Support team (available in English and German) if you need any other assistance.

By the way, we've published some help videos that may be of use to you: Go to videos

Portfolio

  • What is the portfolio?

    You can use your portfolio to include additional information about yourself and your skills by way of images, photos, text and documents. You can also edit the layout to suit your needs.

  • How do I shape my portfolio?



    Add and arrange text, image and document modules
    You can add text, images and PDF files to your portfolio to showcase yourself in an appealing manner. You can also arrange these items any way you like. To get started, just click on “Add something” in the portfolio section and choose the item type you’d like to add.

    Upload and modify images
    You can upload images in JPG, PNG and BMP format up to 5 MB in size. To do so, just click on “Add something”, followed by “Upload image”, then select the image to be uploaded. Now you can crop the image and add a caption and description if you want to. Then click on “Save”.
    You can move existing images around simply by clicking and holding the left mouse button on the image you want to move. If you hover over an image with your mouse cursor, an arrow will appear in the top right-hand corner which you can click on to edit or delete the image or change the image size.

    Add texts
    Click on “Add something” in the portfolio, followed by “Add text box”. Now you can add a caption or description. If you click on the little "i" symbol you’ll see various text formatting option. Then click on “Save”.
    Existing text modules can be stretched to cover the entire width of your portfolio. By clicking and holding the left mouse button you can move the item up and down to the desired position. If you hover over a text box with your mouse cursor, an arrow will appear in the top right-hand corner which you can click on to edit or delete the text.

    Upload PDF files
    Click on “Add something” in the portfolio, followed by "Upload PDF ", then select the PDF file to be uploaded. You can move existing PDFs around simply by clicking and holding the left mouse button on the file you want to move. If you hover over a PDF with your mouse cursor, an arrow will appear in the top right-hand corner which you can click on to download or delete the file.

    Sample portfolios for various professions
    Want to see how other people have designed their portfolios? Here are some examples for the following professions:
    Employee
    Freelancer
    Student