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