Originally Posted by Janet H
The big picture plan for the forum is to move to xenforo. We have kept this version of vB patched even though there are newer version available. We've stayed with this version because it will be easier to move to a new platform from this version.
The other issue here is member displeasure with change. Any small changes are met with howls from regular site users but we are going to have to update, despite this. xenforo has become more robust and is customizable; it's the obvious choice.
Thanks for the response. Glad to hear that the plan is to go with Xenforo - after spending a few weeks digging through vB5 trying to get it to work on a forum around this size, I wouldn't wish it on anyone.