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