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.

Versija Musician Date
5.6 Nina Simone decembris 8, 2020
5.5 Billy Eckstine augusts 11, 2020
5.4 Nat Adderley marts 31, 2020
5.3 Rahsaan Roland Kirk novembris 12, 2019
5.2 Jaco Pastorius maijs 7, 2019
5.1 Betty Carter februāris 21, 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés decembris 6, 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton novembris 15, 2017
4.8 Bill Evans jūnijs 8, 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan decembris 6, 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams augusts 16, 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins aprīlis 12, 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown decembris 8, 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday augusts 18, 2015
4.2 Bud Powell aprīlis 23, 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington decembris 18, 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman septembris 4, 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith aprīlis 16, 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker decembris 12, 2013
3.7 Count Basie oktobris 24, 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson augusts 1, 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones decembris 11, 2012
3.4 Grant Green jūnijs 13, 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt decembris 12, 2011
3.2 George Gershwin jūlijs 4, 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt februāris 23, 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk jūnijs 17, 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae decembris 18, 2009
2.8 Chet Baker jūnijs 11, 2009
2.7 John Coltrane decembris 10, 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner jūlijs 15, 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker marts 29, 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon septembris 24, 2007
2.2 Stan Getz maijs 16, 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald janvāris 22, 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington decembris 31, 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn februāris 17, 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus maijs 22, 2004
1.0 Miles Davis janvāris 3, 2004
.70 No musician chosen. maijs 27, 2003