As someone with zero coding chops, I’ve been exploring my options to get my site out the door.
One idea is to modify an off the shelf WP theme to produce a workable product. My goal would be to get an off the shelf theme like this:
In the ball park of:
In terms of UI/UX; the needed features would be ability for a user to upload content, upvotes, plus some basic forum functionality, comments profiles etc.
The wider goal would be pick up some coding skills without having to build the entire thing from scratch.
What do I need to know about this approach?