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