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 21 Fevral 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés 06 Dekabr 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton 15 Noyabr 2017
4.8 Bill Evans 08 İyun 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan 06 Dekabr 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams 16 Avqust 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins 12 Aprel 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown 08 Dekabr 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday 18 Avqust 2015
4.2 Bud Powell 23 Aprel 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington 18 Dekabr 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman 04 Sentyabr 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith 16 Aprel 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker 12 Dekabr 2013
3.7 Count Basie 24 Oktyabr 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson 01 Avqust 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones 11 Dekabr 2012
3.4 Grant Green 13 İyun 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt 12 Dekabr 2011
3.2 George Gershwin 04 İyul 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt 23 Fevral 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk 17 İyun 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae 18 Dekabr 2009
2.8 Chet Baker 11 İyun 2009
2.7 John Coltrane 10 Dekabr 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner 15 İyul 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker 29 Mart 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon 24 Sentyabr 2007
2.2 Stan Getz 16 May 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald 22 Yanvar 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington 31 Dekabr 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn 17 Fevral 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus 22 May 2004
1.0 Miles Davis 03 Yanvar 2004
.70 No musician chosen. 27 May 2003