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