Historio

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.

Versio Musician Date
5.7 Esperanza Spalding Marto 9, 2021
5.6 Nina Simone Decembro 8, 2020
5.5 Billy Eckstine Aŭgusto 11, 2020
5.4 Nat Adderley Marto 31, 2020
5.3 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Novembro 12, 2019
5.2 Jaco Pastorius Majo 7, 2019
5.1 Betty Carter Februaro 21, 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés Decembro 6, 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton Novembro 15, 2017
4.8 Bill Evans Junio 8, 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan Decembro 6, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams Aŭgusto 16, 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins Aprilo 12, 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown Decembro 8, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday Aŭgusto 18, 2015
4.2 Bud Powell Aprilo 23, 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington Decembro 18, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman Septembro 4, 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith Aprilo 16, 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker Decembro 12, 2013
3.7 Count Basie Oktobro 24, 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson Aŭgusto 1, 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones Decembro 11, 2012
3.4 Grant Green Junio 13, 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt Decembro 12, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin Julio 4, 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt Februaro 23, 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk Junio 17, 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae Decembro 18, 2009
2.8 Chet Baker Junio 11, 2009
2.7 John Coltrane Decembro 10, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner Julio 15, 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker Marto 29, 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon Septembro 24, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz Majo 16, 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald Januaro 22, 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington Decembro 31, 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn Februaro 17, 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus Majo 22, 2004
1.0 Miles Davis Januaro 3, 2004
.70 No musician chosen. Majo 27, 2003