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