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