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
5.8 Art Tatum 20, Xunetu de 2021
5.7 Esperanza Spalding 9, Marzu de 2021
5.6 Nina Simone 8, Avientu de 2020
5.5 Billy Eckstine 11, Agostu de 2020
5.4 Nat Adderley 31, Marzu de 2020
5.3 Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12, Payares de 2019
5.2 Jaco Pastorius 7, Mayu de 2019
5.1 Betty Carter 21, Febreru de 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés 6, Avientu de 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton 15, Payares de 2017
4.8 Bill Evans 8, Xunu de 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan 6, Avientu de 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams 16, Agostu de 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins 12, Abril de 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown 8, Avientu de 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday 18, Agostu de 2015
4.2 Bud Powell 23, Abril de 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington 18, Avientu de 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman 4, Setiembre de 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith 16, Abril de 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker 12, Avientu de 2013
3.7 Count Basie 24, Ochobre de 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson 1, Agostu de 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones 11, Avientu de 2012
3.4 Grant Green 13, Xunu de 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt 12, Avientu de 2011
3.2 George Gershwin 4, Xunetu de 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt 23, Febreru de 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk 17, Xunu de 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae 18, Avientu de 2009
2.8 Chet Baker 11, Xunu de 2009
2.7 John Coltrane 10, Avientu de 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner 15, Xunetu de 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker 29, Marzu de 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon 24, Setiembre de 2007
2.2 Stan Getz 16, Mayu de 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald 22, Xineru de 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington 31, Avientu de 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn 17, Febreru de 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus 22, Mayu de 2004
1.0 Miles Davis 3, Xineru de 2004
.70 No musician chosen. 27, Mayu de 2003