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
5.5 Billy Eckstine 11 avgusta, 2020
5.4 Nat Adderley 31 marca, 2020
5.3 Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12 novembra, 2019
5.2 Jaco Pastorius 7 maja, 2019
5.1 Betty Carter 21 februarja, 2019
5.0 Bebo Vald├ęs 6 decembra, 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton 15 novembra, 2017
4.8 Bill Evans 8 junija, 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan 6 decembra, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams 16 avgusta, 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins 12 aprila, 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown 8 decembra, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday 18 avgusta, 2015
4.2 Bud Powell 23 aprila, 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington 18 decembra, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman 4 septembra, 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith 16 aprila, 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker 12 decembra, 2013
3.7 Count Basie 24 oktobra, 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson 1 avgusta, 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones 11 decembra, 2012
3.4 Grant Green 13 junija, 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt 12 decembra, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin 4 julija, 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt 23 februarja, 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk 17 junija, 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae 18 decembra, 2009
2.8 Chet Baker 11 junija, 2009
2.7 John Coltrane 10 decembra, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner 15 julija, 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker 29 marca, 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon 24 septembra, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz 16 maja, 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald 22 januarja, 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington 31 decembra, 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn 17 februarja, 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus 22 maja, 2004
1.0 Miles Davis 3 januarja, 2004
.70 No musician chosen. 27 maja, 2003