The ProBoards so expected version 5 official release is getting closer and closer. A big step in the release plan has indeed been reached by migrating the Support forum officially to v5, and with the opening of BetaZone gates.
BetaZone is indeed a specific and temporary place where ProBoards Forum Community Managers can start migrating their forums to version 5, and test the final result. We however do not know yet if this is just for a temporary testing or if these forums are migrated once forever. BetaZone requires an Access Key, most probably to gradually doing the migration of forums and allowing the ProBoards technical team to do the testing and the checking their new platform.
ProBoards version 5 is a massive rethinking of what a forum software should be in 2012 (well, 2013 too , including tons of great features like: