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