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