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.

Versción Musician Date
5.3 Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12 November 2019
5.2 Jaco Pastorius 07 May 2019
5.1 Betty Carter 21 February 2019
5.0 Bebo Valdés 06 December 2018
4.9 Billy Tipton 15 November 2017
4.8 Bill Evans 08 June 2017
4.7 Sarah Vaughan 06 December 2016
4.6 Pepper Adams 16 August 2016
4.5 Coleman Hawkins 12 April 2016
4.4 Clifford Brown 08 December 2015
4.3 Billie Holiday 18 August 2015
4.2 Bud Powell 23 April 2015
4.1 Dinah Washington 18 December 2014
4.0 Benny Goodman 04 September 2014
3.9 Jimmy Smith 16 April 2014
3.8 Charlie Parker 12 December 2013
3.7 Count Basie 24 October 2013
3.6 Oscar Peterson 01 August 2013
3.5 Elvin Jones 11 December 2012
3.4 Grant Green 13 June 2012
3.3 Sonny Stitt 12 December 2011
3.2 George Gershwin 04 July 2011
3.1 Django Reinhardt 23 February 2011
3.0 Thelonious Monk 17 June 2010
2.9 Carmen McRae 18 December 2009
2.8 Chet Baker 11 June 2009
2.7 John Coltrane 10 December 2008
2.6 McCoy Tyner 15 July 2008
2.5 Michael Brecker 29 March 2008
2.3 Dexter Gordon 24 September 2007
2.2 Stan Getz 16 May 2007
2.1 Ella Fitzgerald 22 January 2007
2.0 Duke Ellington 31 December 2005
1.5 Billy Strayhorn 17 February 2005
1.2 Charles Mingus 22 May 2004
1.0 Miles Davis 03 January 2004
.70 No musician chosen. 27 May 2003