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