A list or WordPress Versions, from the newest to the oldest, along with the changelog information on new features and improvements in each version.

Each major version of WordPress is named after a different Jazz legend.

  • 5.0 – (2018) .
  • 4.9 –  (Tipton, 15 November 2017, Billy Tipton) –  Featuring design drafts, scheduling, and locking, along with preview links, the Customizer workflow improves collaboration for content creators. What’s more, code syntax highlighting and error checking will make for a clean and smooth site building experience. Finally, if all that wasn’t pretty great, we’ve got an awesome new Gallery widget and improvements to theme browsing and switching.
    • 4.8.3 – (31 October 2017) – Security Release
    • 4.8.2 – (19 September 2017) – Security Release
    • 4.7.1 – (02 August 2017) – Security & Maintenance Release – 29 maintenance fixes and enhancements
  • 4.8 –  (Evans, 08 June 2017, William John “Bill” Evans) –  New Image, Video, and Audio Widgets. Does not include Gutenberg. Lay’s the foundation for Gutenberg to arrive in a future release.
    • 4.7.3 – (06 March 2017) – Security & Maintenance Release – 39 maintenance fixes
    • 4.7.2 – (26 January 2017) – Security Release
    • 4.7.1 – (11 January 2017) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes 62 bugs
  • 4.7 –  (Vaughan, 06 December 2016, Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan) – New default theme, REST API
    • 4.6.1 – (07 September 2016) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes 15 bugs
  • 4.6 –  (Pepper, 16 August 2016, Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III) – Streamlined shiny updates, AJAX search, Native font support in Admin screen
    • 4.5.3 – (18 June 2016) – Security and Maintenance Release – 17 bugs fixed
    • 4.5.2 – (06 May 2016) – Security Release
    • 4.5.1 – (26 April 2016) – Maintenance Release – fixes 12 bugs
  • 4.5 –  (Coleman 12 April 2016, Coleman Hawkins) – Live responsive previews in customizer, editor tweaks, image optimisation improvements
    • 4.4.2 – (02 February 2016) – Security & Maintenance Release – 17 bugs fixed
    • 4.4.1 – (06 January 2016) – Maintenance Release – fixes 52 bugs
  • 4.4 –  (Clifford , 8 December 2015, Clifford Brown) – New Twenty Sixteen theme, responsive images, embed everything, infrastructure for the REST API has been integrated
    • 4.3.3 – (02 February 2016) – Security fix
    • 4.3.2 – (06 January 2016) – fixed cross-scripting vulnerability
    • 4.3.1 – (15 September 2015) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-5714, CVE-2015-5715) and a potential privilege escalation & fixes for 26 bugs
  • 4.3 –  (Billie, 18 August 2015, Billie Holiday) – easier to format your content and customize your site, site icons, better passwords
    • 4.2.7 – (02 February 2016) – Security fix
    • 4.2.6 – (06 January 2016) – fixed cross-scripting vulnerability
    • 4.2.5 – (15 September 2015) – fixes two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
    • 4.2.4 – (04 August 2015) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes three cross-site scripting vulnerabilities & 4 bugs
    • 4.2.3 – (23 July 2015) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability & 21 bugs
    • 4.2.2 – (06 May 2015) – Security & Maintenance Release – fixes a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability
    • 4.2.1 – (27 April 2015) – Security Release – fixes a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability
  • 4.2 –  (Powell, 23 April 2015, Bud Powell) – browse and switch installed themes in the Customizer, more intuitive plugin upgrade and new and improved Press This
    • 4.1.2 – (21 April 2015) – Security Release – 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise a site.
    • 4.1.1 – (18 February 2015) – Maintenance Release – fixed 21 bugs in version 4.1.
  • 4.1 –  (Dinah, 18 December 2014, Dinah Washington) – introducing new Twenty Fifteen theme, new distraction-free writing mode, need a new plugin, WordPress no suggests what to use
    • 4.0.1 – (20 November 2014) – Critical Security Release – fixed 23 bugs in 4.0
  • 4.0 –  (Benny, 04 September 2014, Benny Goodman) – Give it a polish, more embeds, content focus and media style.
    • 3.9.1 – (08 May 2014) – Maintenance Release – fixed 34 bugs in 3.9
  • 3.9  – (Smith, 16 April 2014, Jimmy Smith) – Improvements in seeing what your posts & pages will look like before publishing
    • 3.8.3 – (14 April 2014) – Maintenance Release – 2 bugs in 3.8.2
    • 3.8.2 – (08 April 2014) – Maintenance Release – 9 bugs fixed + security and hardening fixes
    • 3.8.1 – (23 January 2014) – Maintenance Release – 31 bugs conquered
  • 3.8 – (Parker, 12 December 2013, Charlie Parker) – New, modern admin design, new default responsive theme (Twenty Fourteen) – +bug fix
    • 3.7.1 – (29 October 2013) – Maintenance Release – 11 bugs doomed
  • 3.7 – (Basie, 24 October 2013, Count Basie) – Auto-updates – updates while you sleep, stronger password recommendations, better global support
    • 3.6.1 – (11 September 2013) – Security & Maintenance Release – 13 bugs fixed after a smooth 3.6 release
  • 3.6 – (Oscar, 01 August 2013, Oscar Peterson) – Twenty Thirteen Theme, Built-in HTML5 media player, Revamped Revisions, Post Locking & Autosaves
    • 3.5.2 – (21 June 2013) – Security Release – 12 bugs squished
    • 3.5.1 – (24 January 2013) – Maintenance & Security Release – 37 bugs ground underfoot
  • 3.5 – (Elvin, 11 December 2012, Elvin Jones) – New Media Manager, Admin Enhancements and Developer Tools
    • 3.4.2 (06 September 2012) – Security and Maintenance Release – another 21 Bugs Squashed
    • 3.4.1 (27 June 2012) – Security and Maintenance Release – 20 Bugs Squashed
  • 3.4 – (Green, 13 June 2012, Grant Green) – Significant improvements to theme customization, custom headers, Twitter embeds, and image captions
    • 3.3.2 (20 April 2012) – Security and Maintenance Release – 12 bugs squashed
    • 3.3.1 (4 January 2012) – Security and Maintenance Release – 15 fixes, including vulnerability in 3.3
  • 3.3 – (Sonny, 12 Dec 2011, Sonny Stitt) – New drag-and-drop media uploader, overhauled dashboard as well as better tablet touch support
    • 3.2.1 (12 July 2011) – Maintenance Release
  • 3.2 (Gershwin, 4 July 2011, George Gershwin) – Faster & Lighter with an overhauled dashboard – Requires PHP 5.2.4 or higher, and MySQL 5.0.15 or higher
    • 3.1.4 (29 June 2011) – Maintenance & Security Release
    • 3.1.3 (25 May 2011) – Security Release
    • 3.1.2 (26 April 2011) – Security Release
    • 3.1.1 (05 April 2011) – Maintenance release – with additional security fixes
  • 3.1 (Reinhardt, 23 February 2011, Django Reinhardt) – WordPress is more of a CMS than ever before.
    • 3.0.5 (07 February 2011) – Security Release
    • 3.0.4 (29 December 2010) – Critical Security Update
    • 3.0.3 (08 December 2010) – Security Release
    • 3.0.2 (30 November 2010) – Security Release
    • 3.0.1 (29 July 2010) – Maintenance release – addresses about 50 minor issues
  • 3.0 (Thelonious, 18 December 2009, Thelonious Monk) – new default theme called Twenty Ten, merge of MU and WordPress, 1,217 bug fixes and feature enhancements, bulk updates so you can upgrade 21 plugins at once with a single click
    • 2.9.2 (15 February 2010) – fixed, logged in users can peek at trashed posts belonging to other authors
    • 2.9.1 (04 January 2010) – scheduled posts and pingbacks fix
  • 2.9 (Carmen, 18 December 2009, Carmen McRae) – 500 updates, changes, upgrades and improvements.
    • 2.8.6 (12 November 2009) – Security Release
    • 2.8.5 (20 October 2009) – Hardening Release
    • 2.8.4 (12 August 2009) – Security Release
    • 2.8.3 (03 August 2009) – Security Release
    • 2.8.2 (20 July 2009) – Security Release, XSS vulnerability
    • 2.8.1 (09 July 2009) – Bug fix and security enhancement release
  • 2.8 (Baker, 11 June 2009, Chet Baker) – 790 bug fixes, 180 new features, changes, upgrades and improvements. You’ll notice is that visually 2.8 feels a lot like 2.7, just with some minor tweaks here and there. However once you’ll dig in you’ll begin to appreciate the changes.
    • 2.7.1 (10 February 2009) – Fixes 68 tickets
  • 2.7 (Coltrane, 11 December 2008, John Coltrane) – Complete overhaul of the Administration Interface
    • 2.6.2 (08 September 2008) – Bug & Security Fixes (Primarily SQL Column Truncation)
    • 2.6.1 (15 August 2008 – Maintenance Release) – Bug Fixes
  • 2.6 (Tyner, 15 July 2008, McCoy Tyner)
    • 2.5.1 (25 April 2008) – Bug & Security Fixes
  • 2.5 (Brecker, 29 March 2008, Michael Brecker) – Complete overhaul of the Administration Interface
  • 2.4 – Skipped
    • 2.3.3
    • 2.3.2
    • 2.3.1
  • 2.3 (Dexter, 24 September 2007, Dexter Gordon)
    • 2.2.3
    • 2.2.2
    • 2.2.1
  • 2.2 (Getz, 16 May 2007, Stan Getz)
    • 2.1.3
    • 2.1.2
    • 2.1.1
  • 2.1 (Ella, 22 January 2007, Ella Fitzgerald)
    • 2.0.9
    • 2.0.8
    • 2.0.7
    • 2.0.6
    • 2.0.5 (Ronan)
    • 2.0.4
    • 2.0.3
    • 2.0.2
    • 2.0.1
  • 2.0 (Duke, Dec 2005, Duke Ellington)
  • 1.6
    • 1.5.2
      • 1.5.1.3
      • 1.5.1.2
    • 1.5.1
  • 1.5 (Strayhorn, mid Feb 2005, after Billy Strayhorn)
  • 1.4
  • 1.3
  • 1.2 (Mingus after Charles Mingus)
    • 1.0.2 (Blakey)
    • 1.0.1 (Miles)
  • 1.0  (Platinum)
    • 0.72
      • 0.711
    • 0.71 (Gold)
  • 0.7

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