@gotwf pardon the late response, I've adopted your suggestion, thanks!
Hopefully it stays that way so I can focus on content
I got a test NodeBB setup and I'm going to try the gallery plugin next. Except, I think I just determined that the lightbox gallery plugin is not a full gallery, with management to go along with it. Is that correct?
I was previously running on SMF with the Menalto Gallery. This gave me folders, user galleries, and admin functions for the gallery side. Anything like that for NodeBB?
I don't think we have anything quite so fully featured at the moment, although the NodeBB team could always build it out for you
We routinely accept commissions for third party plugins and such.