I was reading Google+ communities when I noticed there are quite a few posts about the new WordPress 3.8 Not the usual what features are there or how to do do this? Rather is it safe to upgrade?
Safe to upgrade? As a professional blogger, the blog is your rice bowl, meal ticket. Take a leaf from the software development playbook. Test out any new software in a staging environment. When nothing breaks and/or works to your satisfaction, then and only then do it on the production website.