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