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