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