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
5.1 Betty Carter 21. veljače 2019.
5.0 Bebo Valdés 06. prosinca 2018.
4.9 Billy Tipton 15. studenoga 2017.
4.8 Bill Evans 08. lipnja 2017.
4.7 Sarah Vaughan 06. prosinca 2016.
4.6 Pepper Adams 16. kolovoza 2016.
4.5 Coleman Hawkins 12. travnja 2016.
4.4 Clifford Brown 08. prosinca 2015.
4.3 Billie Holiday 18. kolovoza 2015.
4.2 Bud Powell 23. travnja 2015.
4.1 Dinah Washington 18. prosinca 2014.
4.0 Benny Goodman 04. rujna 2014.
3.9 Jimmy Smith 16. travnja 2014.
3.8 Charlie Parker 12. prosinca 2013.
3.7 Count Basie 24. listopada 2013.
3.6 Oscar Peterson 01. kolovoza 2013.
3.5 Elvin Jones 11. prosinca 2012.
3.4 Grant Green 13. lipnja 2012.
3.3 Sonny Stitt 12. prosinca 2011.
3.2 George Gershwin 04. srpnja 2011.
3.1 Django Reinhardt 23. veljače 2011.
3.0 Thelonious Monk 17. lipnja 2010.
2.9 Carmen McRae 18. prosinca 2009.
2.8 Chet Baker 11. lipnja 2009.
2.7 John Coltrane 10. prosinca 2008.
2.6 McCoy Tyner 15. srpnja 2008.
2.5 Michael Brecker 29. ožujka 2008.
2.3 Dexter Gordon 24. rujna 2007.
2.2 Stan Getz 16. svibnja 2007.
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald 22. siječnja 2007.
2.0 Duke Ellington 31. prosinca 2005.
1.5 Billy Strayhorn 17. veljače 2005.
1.2 Charles Mingus 22. svibnja 2004.
1.0 Miles Davis 03. siječnja 2004.
.70 No musician chosen. 27. svibnja 2003.