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