In this article, you will find useful front-end web development projects to improve your coding skills.
Are you trying to launch your career in front-end development? Then you need to have an interesting portfolio. Not only that, you need to have significant experience and skill in front-end development to bag the job of your dreams.
That’s why in this article, we’re discussing many front end project ideas so you can get started and build a robust portfolio. Our list includes best front end projects of various skill levels, allowing you to select one based on your level of interest and expertise.
Portfolio websites are a unique way to showcase your work and let others know about your work. It's like a permanent platform for projects, case studies, and information about yourself. Plus, it's one of the best ways to showcase your personality, experience, and abilities.
Having your own website means customers are always able to find you and if interested, reach out for you. If you don’t have an online presence nowadays, you are behind the times.
For starters, you should add a banner with your name and title on it. After that, there should be a small bio (or About Me) section along with your photo. You can have a separate contact me page on the website, or you can keep a ‘contact me’ section later on the page.
Fetching API is an important skill for web developers. After this project, you will be familiar with AJAX Components.
A URL shortener is a simple tool that takes a long URL and turns it into whatever URL you would like it to be. You may have used a URL shortener before, such as bit.ly, goo.gl. They are useful for shortening long URLs so that you can easily share them with your friends, family or colleagues.
This challenge will give you a taste of using an API to retrieve data. To create a fully functional URL shortener, you'll be integrating with the rel.ink API.
After completing this project, you learn how to send HTTP requests and integrate with a third-party API. This project could also be a good way to get your feet wet with JS libraries/frameworks like React or Vue. Also, if the user refreshes their browser, try using localStorage to save the list of shortened links.
Bootstrap is one of the most popular frameworks for frontend developers. The main reason for its popularity is the fact that Bootstrap is very easy to use for novice developers. In fact, we can put together a bootstrap template in no time and even with very little programming knowledge. All we need to know is some basic of HTML and CSS.
If you want to create beautiful websites, then you must be familiar with Bootstrap. It improves on the web advancement and styling of your pages. As a front-end developer, you’d have to create many landing pages. So, in this project, you’ll focus on building one by using Bootstrap. With Bootstrap, you can access free themes and templates to design landing pages for your business.
Do you like memes? Most people do, so if yes, the idea of developing a meme generator would surely get you going. Creating a meme generator will be an excellent choice if you work on a front-end work development project.
It can be a big project as it all depends on how you want to make it work.
Another idea is to create an e-commerce website like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, etc. Creating an ecommerce website can certainly help you improve your front end development skills..
An e-commerce platform is a website/app that sells some products online. The product could be anything. Most of the websites or apps that we interact with are e-commerce platforms.
This project involves authentication as well as keeping track of a user's previous orders, cart, etc resulting in a complex project, which tells the viewer you can solve complex development problems. Adding this to your portfolio will definitely give it a strong look.
Providing your customers with simple sign-up and registration forms on your website is essential for capturing leads, growing your email list, and boosting overall sales.
Do you want more leads and sales from customers who visit your website? if yes, the idea of developing a Product Landing Page would surely get you going.
The landing page is quite similar to the website homepage, but it is more accessible through keywords. The home page of a website includes many links to other websites, while landing pages are usually created to advertise a particular product. This helps attract more people to your site.
In a product landing page, you'll use columns and align landing page elements within columns. Basic editing tasks like cropping images and using design patterns are also covered.
Now, this is one of those important projects that can make a difference. Not all developers do this. But you can build something like WordPress, Magento, and Joomla for a content management system. These are widely used content management systems (CMS) available on the web. Building a CMS will help you understand the functionality of other CMS platforms. You can add some features to your CMS like blog posting, add items, remove items, etc. Having a CMS project in your portfolio can be a game changer.
After completing this project, You would be familiar with contents of CMS and web development. This will enhance the learning of HTML, CSS as the designing part is also there. You will get to know about the scheduling of different components. The project will help you to go through the React Component Lifecycle and Framework.
Begin by creating a simple game with four multiple-choice questions. While making these questions up, assign correct answers to each of them. You’ll learn a lot about data management and creating a scoring system while programming.
As an option you can add the ability to score the user at the end of the game, if the score is higher than the threshold value you declare the player the winner, using the respective gif to win and lose the game play. This can be a very interesting project to work on.
In this project, you’d use Quasar to build an music player app. You can take inspiration from Soundcloud for the design of your audio player app. Before you begin this project, you should be familiar with the android studio. This way, you can create a mobile app. You’ll need to use Wavesurfer, Cordova, Vue, and Quasar in this project.
Many sites use backend services and databases to store data. This to-do list app will use your browser's local storage to store data in JSON format. Therefore, this project will also show your ability to use browser memory for data. As you build it for your wallet, you can add as many features as you like and experiment.
Let’s make another responsive website and add it to our portfolio. A blog website is the one where users can add a new blog, edit it and view other blogs published on the platform.
This game will allow you to put your logic-based problem-solving skills to the test. If you can, try to push yourself to complete the bonus game. This is another chance to practise using localStorage to keep the game's state when the user refreshes their browser.
A Video Maker app shows a list of editing options to the users and the different features. The video maker is the app used on a large scale in today's world for making YouTube videos, Instagram reels, and many other types of videos.
Various libraries are also available to make the QR Code Reader; you won’t have to make them from scratch. Just make sure you keep the product or item you are making a barcode for in mind, and your barcode will be ready within a few steps.
It will involve validation of the user input, using the dropdown menu to know if the input is celsius or Fahrenheit. After this project, you will get a good hands on practice on working with forms and validation of input.
Creating a clone website is an excellent method to learn the fundamentals of page structure, colors, fonts, media, tables, and other design elements. To duplicate the original, go into as much detail as possible. Choose a website that you enjoy and create a clone of it. To get the most out of the source code, avoid looking at it as much as possible. The benefit of cloning a website is that you may choose the level of complexity.
This will not only help you to master your skills, in addition, you will also learn about Positioning, CSS Grids as well.
You will also get a feel as to how developers work when they are given a design and they are to make an exact copy of it.
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