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