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