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