WordPress Versions

Till now numerous renditions of WordPress has propelled. Some of them are more seasoned adaptations, some are more seasoned yet at the same time upheld, some are most recent and some are still not launched.

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Older Versions

Version Released date Musician Purpose
0.7 May 27, 2003 none Numbering is continued with last release of b2
1.0 Jan 3, 2004 Davis Additions of search engine friendly links
1.2 May 22, 2004 Mingus Plugin support added
1.5 Feb 17, 2005 Strayhorn Added features to manage static page and theme system
2.0 Dec 31, 2005 Duke Added features like rich editing, faster posting, image uploading and many more
2.1 Jan 22, 2007 Ella Redesigned interface, corrected security issues, improved editing tools and content management system
2.2 May 16, 2007 Getz Widget support for templates were added
2.3 Sept 24, 2007 Dexter Some security fixes, added native tagging support and brought easy notification of updates
2.5 Mar 29, 2008 Brecker Improved systems like plugin, editor, multi-file upload, extended search
2.6 Jul 15, 2008 Tyner Made WordPress as more powerful CMS, enables track changes to every post and page and allows posting from anywhere
2.7 Dec 11, 2008 Coltrane Added automatic upgrade, administration interface redesigned fully
2.8 June10,2009 Baker Redesigned widget interface, added improvement in speed
2.9 Dec 19, 2009 Carmen Added built-in image editor, global undo, batch plugin updating
3.0 June17,2010 Thelonious Added a new theme APIs, new default theme "Twenty Ten", new UI
3.1 Feb23, 2011 Reinhardt Added admin bar which is displayed in all pages when admin is logged in, a new writing interface
3.2 Jul 4, 2011 Gershwin Made WordPress faster and lighter seeing growing speed in WordPress community
3.3 Dec 12, 2011 Sonny Focus on making WordPress familiar for tablet users and beginners
3.4 June13,2012 Green Improvements on theme customization and other minor changes
3.5 Dec 11,2102 Elvin new theme "Twenty Twelve", support for color picker, retina display
3.6 Aug 1, 2013 Oscar New theme "Twenty Thirteen", autosave, post locking, admin enhancements

Latest Version

Version Released date Musician Purpose
4.6 Aug 16, 2016 Pepper Added native fonts, streamline updates and content recovery
4.7 December 6, 2016 Vaughan Presenting Twenty Seventeen , Your Site, Your Way , Introducing REST API Content Endpoints
4.8 June 8, 2017 Evans An Update with You in Mind , Exciting Widget Updates , Link Boundaries
4.9 November 16, 2017 Tipton Major Customizer Improvements, Code Error Checking, and More! 🎉 , Customizer Workflow Improved , Coding Enhancements , Even More Widget Updates
5.0 December 6, 2018 Bebo Say Hello to the New Editor , Building with Blocks , Freedom to Build, Freedom to Write
5.1 February 21, 2019 Betty A Little Better Every Day , Site Health , Editor Performance
5.2 May 7, 2019 Jaco Keeping Sites Safer , Improvements for Everyone