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WordPress Versions

Till now many versions of WordPress has launched. Some of them are older versions, some are older but still supported, some are latest and some are still not launched.

The name of WordPress versions are kept on the United States musicians name.

Older Versions

VersionReleased dateMusicianPurpose
0.7May 27, 2003noneNumbering is continued with last release of b2
1.0Jan 3, 2004DavisAdditions of search engine friendly links
1.2May 22, 2004MingusPlugin support added
1.5Feb 17, 2005StrayhornAdded features to manage static page and theme system
2.0Dec 31, 2005DukeAdded features like rich editing, faster posting, image uploading and many more
2.1Jan 22, 2007EllaRedesigned interface, corrected security issues, improved editing tools and content management system
2.2May 16, 2007GetzWidget support for templates were added
2.3Sept 24, 2007DexterSome security fixes, added native tagging support and brought easy notification of updates
2.5Mar 29, 2008BreckerImproved systems like plugin, editor, multi-file upload, extended search
2.6Jul 15, 2008TynerMade WordPress as more powerful CMS, enables track changes to every post and page and allows posting from anywhere
2.7Dec 11, 2008ColtraneAdded automatic upgrade, administration interface redesigned fully
2.8June10,2009BakerRedesigned widget interface, added improvement in speed
2.9Dec 19, 2009CarmenAdded built-in image editor, global undo, batch plugin updating
3.0June17,2010TheloniousAdded a new theme APIs, new default theme “Twenty Ten”, new UI
3.1Feb23, 2011ReinhardtAdded admin bar which is displayed in all pages when admin is logged in, a new writing interface
3.2Jul 4, 2011GershwinMade WordPress faster and lighter seeing growing speed in WordPress community
3.3Dec 12, 2011SonnyFocus on making WordPress familiar for tablet users and beginners
3.4June13,2012GreenImprovements on theme customization and other minor changes
3.5Dec 11,2102Elvinnew theme “Twenty Twelve”, support for color picker, retina display
3.6Aug 1, 2013OscarNew theme “Twenty Thirteen”, autosave, post locking, admin enhancements

Older Supported Versions

VersionReleased dateMusicianPurpose
3.7Oct 24, 2013BasieAutomatic apply maintenance and security updates in background, recommendation of strong password
3.8Dec 12, 2013ParkerNew theme “Twenty Fourteen”, responsive for mobile devices, improved admin interface, easy main dashboard
3.9Apr 16, 2014SmithNew theme browser, improvements in live widget, header previews
4.0Sept 4, 2014BennyEasy language change, plugin compatibility with PHP 5.5 and MySQL 5.6
4.1Dec 18, 2014DinahNew theme “Twenty Fifteen”, vine embeds and distraction free writing
4.2Apr 23, 2015Powell“Press This” feature, emoji and improved character support
4.3Aug 18, 2015BillieMore focus on mobile users, improved customizer and better passwords
4.4Dec 8, 2015CliffordNew theme “Twenty Sixteen”, improved responsive images
4.5Apr 12, 2016ColemanAdded live responsive features, inline linking and some other updates

Latest Version

VersionReleased dateMusicianPurpose
4.6Aug 16, 2016PepperAdded native fonts, streamline updates and content recovery

Future Version

VersionReleased dateMusicianPurpose
4.7Dec 2016noneRelease is scheduled for December 2016

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