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