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
5.2 Jaco Pastorius Mai 7, 2019
5.1 Betty Carter Fevrâr 21, 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés Dicembar 6, 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton Novembar 15, 2017
4.8 Bill Evans Jugn 8, 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan Dicembar 6, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams Avost 16, 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins Avrîl 12, 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown Dicembar 8, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday Avost 18, 2015
4.2 Bud Powell Avrîl 23, 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington Dicembar 18, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman Setembar 4, 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith Avrîl 16, 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker Dicembar 12, 2013
3.7 Count Basie Otubar 24, 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson Avost 1, 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones Dicembar 11, 2012
3.4 Grant Green Jugn 13, 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt Dicembar 12, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin Lui 4, 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt Fevrâr 23, 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk Jugn 17, 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae Dicembar 18, 2009
2.8 Chet Baker Jugn 11, 2009
2.7 John Coltrane Dicembar 10, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner Lui 15, 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker Març 29, 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon Setembar 24, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz Mai 16, 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald Zenâr 22, 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington Dicembar 31, 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn Fevrâr 17, 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus Mai 22, 2004
1.0 Miles Davis Zenâr 3, 2004
.70 No musician chosen. Mai 27, 2003