Our readers’ favorite new features in WordPress 3.4

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It was just a week ago that WordPress 3.4 came out, and from the sounds of things the upgrade went pretty smoothly for everyone. Last week we ran a poll asking you, our (rather handsome) readers, what your favorite new feature or enhancement in the new version of WordPress was your favorite. To be honest, the responses surprised me a bit.

Within just a couple of days of the release of 3.4, more than 25% of WPCandy readers polled said they liked the new query efficiency improvements the most, followed by 18% in favor of the new theme customizer over anything else.

oEmbed tweets, HTML support in captions, and the new default redirects for dashboard URLs came in close at 11%, 8.5%, and 8% respectively. Things like XML-RPC updates and child themes in the directory came out at the back of the pack with only a few percentage points each.

Keep in mind that only around 200 folks participated in the poll (so far) so take it with a grain of salt. These poll results speak more to the interests of the audience that reads this blog, really. We love our performance, don’t we?

Did you participate in last week’s poll? If it was too soon to tell what your favorites were then, share your thoughts on 3.4 in the comments below.

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