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