History

We’ve been working on a new book about the history of WordPress drawing on dozens of interviews with the original folks involved and extensive research. It’s not ready yet, but for the tenth anniversary of WordPress we’d like to make a chapter available, On forking WordPress, forks in general, early WordPress, and the community, which you can download below in the following formats:

Jazzers and Release Dates

WordPress core developers share a love of jazz music, and all our major releases are named in honor of jazz musicians we personally admire. Here’s a list of releases and the musicians they were named for. You can listen to a Last.fm station of all the musicians we named a release for.

Version Musician Date
5.1 Betty Carter fewral 21, 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés dekabr 6, 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton noýabr 15, 2017
4.8 Bill Evans iýun 8, 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan dekabr 6, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams awgust 16, 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins aprel 12, 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown dekabr 8, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday awgust 18, 2015
4.2 Bud Powell aprel 23, 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington dekabr 18, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman sentýabr 4, 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith aprel 16, 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker dekabr 12, 2013
3.7 Count Basie oktýabr 24, 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson awgust 1, 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones dekabr 11, 2012
3.4 Grant Green iýun 13, 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt dekabr 12, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin iýul 4, 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt fewral 23, 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk iýun 17, 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae dekabr 18, 2009
2.8 Chet Baker iýun 11, 2009
2.7 John Coltrane dekabr 10, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner iýul 15, 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker mart 29, 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon sentýabr 24, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz maý 16, 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald ýanwar 22, 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington dekabr 31, 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn fewral 17, 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus maý 22, 2004
1.0 Miles Davis ýanwar 3, 2004
.70 No musician chosen. maý 27, 2003