If you don’t want to pay someone else to code your site for you, you may be able to do it for yourself. However, a lot of that depends on how much coding you’ll have to do and how complex it will get. If it’s something simple, you can probably find a tutorial for it. If you want to build a complicated site from scratch, it’s better for you to have someone create it, so you can be sure that it gets done right. For simple things, though, you can find information that you need in order to handle it and make little changes.
Some people are really determined to code their own site. If you’re in that category, there are tutorials that can help you. Search around, talk to people who do some coding, and network with other site owners to find out if they’ve done it for themselves or had others do it for them. There are plenty of online groups and forums where people express their wishes and wants and goals and dreams. You can find coders, and those who just want to be coders, on those kinds of places. Ask them to point you in the right direction, so that they will give you good advice and suggestions about what to do next.
You can also search for a specific type of code or how to do a specific thing in a certain type of code. If you can find that type of information, you can go a long way toward getting things done where building your site is concerned. Don’t be afraid to get in there and try. Just make sure you back your site up after each thing you do, so that a mistake further down the line doesn’t send you all the way back to the starting gate.