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