I understand, so better always do a backup of any changes made to the plugin files.
New topic button
Do you use a custom theme?
I'm using the default persona with an addon to disable subcategory view on the home page.
You'll want to wire up a click handler to your trigger element, and when clicked, execute app.newTopic(); That's it!
Thank you, ill have to learn CSS/HTML to do this then I am guessing.