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