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