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