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. Мамыр 27, 2003
1.0 Miles Davis Қаңтар 3, 2004
1.2 Charles Mingus Мамыр 22, 2004
1.5 Billy Strayhorn Ақпан 17, 2005
2.0 Duke Ellington Желтоқсан 31, 2005
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald Қаңтар 22, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz Мамыр 16, 2007
2.3 Dexter Gordon Қыркүйек 24, 2007
2.5 Michael Brecker Наурыз 29, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner Шілде 15, 2008
2.7 John Coltrane Желтоқсан 10, 2008
2.8 Chet Baker Маусым 11, 2009
2.9 Carmen McRae Желтоқсан 18, 2009
3.0 Thelonious Monk Маусым 17, 2010
3.1 Django Reinhardt Ақпан 23, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin Шілде 4, 2011
3.3 Sonny Stitt Желтоқсан 12, 2011
3.4 Grant Green Маусым 13, 2012
3.5 Elvin Jones Желтоқсан 11, 2012
3.6 Oscar Peterson Тамыз 1, 2013
3.7 Count Basie Қазан 24, 2013
3.8 Charlie Parker Желтоқсан 12, 2013
3.9 Jimmy Smith Сәуір 16, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman Қыркүйек 4, 2014
4.1 Dinah Washington Желтоқсан 18, 2014
4.2 Bud Powell Сәуір 23, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday Тамыз 18, 2015
4.4 Clifford Brown Желтоқсан 8, 2015
4.5 Coleman Hawkins Сәуір 12, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams Тамыз 16, 2016
4.7 Sarah Vaughan Желтоқсан 6, 2016
4.8 Bill Evans Маусым 8, 2017
4.9 Billy Tipton Қараша 15, 2017
5.0 Bebo Valdés Желтоқсан 6, 2018