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