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