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WordPress v3.4.2 Released

WordPress Version 3.4.2 was released on September 6, 2012. Information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.4.1 Released

WordPress Version 3.4.1 was released on June 27, 2012. Information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.3.3 Released

WordPress Version 3.3.3 was released on June 27, 2012.

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WordPress v3.4 "Green" Released

WordPress Version 3.4, named for the guitarist, Grant Green, was released on June 13, 2012. The information about this major release can be found in the development blog Development News Announcement.

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WordPress v3.3.2 Released

WordPress Version 3.3.2 was released on April 20, 2012. Information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.3.1 Released

WordPress Version 3.3.1 was released on January 3, 2012. Information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.3 "Sonny" Released

WordPress Version 3.3, named for the great jazz saxophonist, Sonny Stitt, was released on December 12, 2011. The information about this major release can be found in the development blog Development News Announcement.

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WordPress v3.2.1 Released

WordPress Version 3.2.1 was released on July 12, 2011. Information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.2 "Gershwin" Released

WordPress Version 3.2, named for noted composer and pianist, George Gershwin, was released on July 4, 2011. The information about this enhancement and bug fix release can be found in the development blog Development News Announcement.

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WordPress v3.1.4 Released

WordPress Version 3.1.4 was released on June 29, 2011. Information about this security and maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.1.3 Released

WordPress Version 3.1.3 was released on May 25, 2011. Information about this security and maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.1.2 and v3.0.6 Released

WordPress Version 3.1.2 and WordPress Version 3.0.6 was released on April 26, 2011. Information about this security and maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.1.1 Released

WordPress Version 3.1.1 was released on April 5, 2011. Information about this security and maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.1 "Django" Released

WordPress Version 3.1, named for jazz guitarist, Django Reinhardt, was released on February 23, 2011. The information about this enhancement and bug fix release can be found in the development blog Development News Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0.5 Released

WordPress Version 3.0.5 was released on February, 7, 2011. Information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0.4 Released

WordPress Version 3.0.4 was released on December, 29, 2010. Information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0.3 Released

WordPress Version 3.0.3 was released on December, 8, 2010. Information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0.2 Released

WordPress Version 3.0.2 was released on November 30, 2010. Information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0.1 Released

WordPress Version 3.0.1 was released on July 29, 2010. Information about this bug-fix release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v3.0 "Thelonious" Released

WordPress Version 3.0, named for composer and pianist, Thelonious Monk, was released on June 17, 2010. The information about this enhancement and bug fix release can be found in the development blog Development Blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.9.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.9.2 was released on February 15, 2010. Information about this bug-fix release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.9.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.9.1 was released on January 4, 2010. Information about this bug-fix release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.9 "Carmen" Released

WordPress Version 2.9, named for noted singer, composer, and actress, Carmen McRae, was released on December 18, 2009. The information about this enhancement and bug fix release can be found in the development blog Development Blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.6 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.6 was released on November 12, 2009. Information about this security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.5 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.5 was released on October 20, 2009. Information about this security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.4 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.4 was released on August 12, 2009. Information about this security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.3 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.3 was released on August 3, 2009. Information about this security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.2 was released on July 20, 2009. Information about this security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.8.1 was released on July 9, 2009. The information about this bug fix and security enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.8 "Baker" Released

WordPress Version 2.8, named for noted trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, was released on June 10, 2009. The information about this enhancement and bug fix release can be found in the development blog Development Blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.7.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.7.1 was released on February 10, 2009. The information about this bug fix release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.7 "Coltrane" Released

WordPress Version 2.7, named for John Coltrane, was released on December 10,2008. The information about this extensive feature release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

  • Those people installing WordPress 2.7 for the first time should read Installing WordPress.
  • If you are upgrading your WordPress, please read the Upgrading WordPress Extended article first. Note: an automatic upgrade procedure was included with 2.7 but only works for upgrades after 2.7 (e.g. 2.7 -> 2.7.1). The upgrade path to 2.7 was the same as for prior upgrades.
  • Please, remember to backup your database, and your WordPress files, before attempting the upgrade.

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WordPress v2.6.5 Released

WordPress Version 2.6.5 was released on November 25, 2008. The information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.6.4 Skipped

Version 2.6.4 was never an official release. Developers skipped from 2.6.3 to 2.6.5 because a bogus 2.6.4 was floating around the community in November of 2008.

WordPress v2.6.3 Released

WordPress Version 2.6.3 was released on October 23, 2008. The information about this security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.6.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.6.2 was released on September 8, 2008. The information about this bug-fix and security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.6.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.6.1 was released on August 15, 2008. The information about this maintenance release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.6 "Tyner" Released

WordPress Version 2.6, named for McCoy Tyner, was released on July 15, 2008. The information about this extensive enhancement release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.5.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.5.1 was released on April 25, 2008. The information about this urgent bug-fix and security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.5 Released

WordPress Version 2.5, nicknamed Brecker, was released on March 29, 2008. The information about this extensive enhancement release can found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.3.3 Released

WordPress Version 2.3.3 was released on February 5, 2008. The information about this urgent bug-fix and security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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Version 2.4 will not be released

The decision to cancel the 2.4 release was announced January 2, 2008 on wp-hackers email list. Version 2.5 will contain all the scheduled features originally slated for 2.4 plus other enhancements. See http://comox.textdrive.com/pipermail/wp-hackers/2008-January/016993.html

WordPress v2.3.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.3.2 was released on December 29, 2007. The information about this urgent bug-fix and security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.3.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.3.1 was released on October 26, 2007. The information about this bug-fix and security release can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.3 Released

WordPress Version 2.3, Dextor, was released on September 24, 2007. The information about the extensive new features can be found in the development blog Announcement.

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WordPress v2.2.3 Released

WordPress Version 2.2.3 was released on September 8, 2007. The information about this security and bug-fix release can be found at Announcement.

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WordPress v2.2.2 and 2.0.11 Released

WordPress Version 2.2.2 was released on August 5, 2007. The information about this important release can be found at Announcement. At the same WordPress Version 2.0.11 was released.

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WordPress v2.2.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.2.1 was released on June 21, 2007. The information about this important release can be found at WordPress v2.2.1 Announcement.

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WordPress v2.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.2 was released on May 15, 2007. The information about this important release can be found at WordPress v2.2 "Getz" Announcement.

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WordPress v2.1.3 and v2.0.10 Released

WordPress Version 2.1.3 was released on April 3, 2007. The information about this important release can be found at WordPress v2.1.3 Announcement.

In addition, WordPress Version 2.0.10 was released on April 3, 2007. The information about this release can also be found at WordPress v2.1.3 Announcement.

If you are currently using WordPress Version 2.1.1, please upgrade to Version 2.1.3 immediately!

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WordPress v2.1.2 Released

WordPress Version 2.1.2 was released on March 2, 2007. The information about this important release can be found at WordPress v2.1.2 Announcement.

If you are currently using WordPress Version 2.1.1, please upgrade to Version 2.1.2 immediately!

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WordPress v2.1.1 Released

WordPress Version 2.1.1 was released on Febrary 21, 2007. The information about this new release can be found at WordPress v2.1.1 Announcement.

Note: Beginning with WordPress Version 2.1, MySQL version 4.0 or greater is required. Also PHP Version 4.2 or higher is required. Please confirm your server meets the the minimum requirements before attempting installation or upgrades!

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WordPress v2.0.9 Released

WordPress Version 2.0.9 was released on February 21, 2007. The information about this release can be found at WordPress v2.0.9 Announcement.

WordPress v2.0.8 Released

WordPress Version 2.0.8 was released on February 7, 2007, was not widely announced, but satisfied a Debian commitment.

WordPress v2.1 "Ella" Released

WordPress Version 2.1 "Ella" was released on January 22, 2007. The information about this new significant release can be found at WordPress v2.1 "Ella" Announcement.

Note: Beginning with WordPress Version 2.1, MySQL version 4.0 or greater is required. Also PHP Version 4.2 or higher is required. Please confirm your server meets the the minimum requirements before attempting installation or upgrades!

WordPress v2.0.7 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on January 15, 2007. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.7 Announcement.


WordPress v2.0.6 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on January 5, 2007. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.6 Announcement.

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WordPress v2.0.5 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on October 27, 2006. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.5 Announcement.

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WordPress v2.0.4 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on July 28, 2006. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.4 Announcement.

WordPress Bug Hunt

Wednesday, July 5th, is the date for the next WordPress Bug Hunt. Volunteers will wage war on the list of bugs in the WordPress core programs for the coming releases know as Versions 2.0.4-alpha and 2.1-alpha2. Your help is needed! Thanks to all who join in and help rid the bugs from our favorite software!

Please Note: Even after an official Bug Hunt is over, your bug killing skills are always needed, so please continue your bug smashing!

WordPress ThemeViewer

After a lot of hardwork, the WordPress ThemeViewer site is up and running to help you find and download the Theme of your dreams. The site makes available hundreds of Themes for your use. Try it out.

WordPress v2.0.3 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on June 1, 2006. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.3 Announcement.

WordPress v2.0.2 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and bug fix update for WordPress on March 10, 2006. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.2 Announcement.

Volunteers are assisting with problems on the WordPress Support Forums and there is useful information in the 2.0.2 upgrade thread.

WordPress v2.0.1 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and feature update for WordPress on January 31, 2006. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v2.0.1 Announcement.

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WordPress v2.0 Released

The WordPress Development team released the latest version, WordPress 2.0, on December 26, 2005. Download information regarding the update can be found at WordPress v2.0 Download. In keeping with tradition, this version of WordPress is named Duke after the famous Duke Ellington. A list of the Version 2.0 enhancements is described in WordPress Development Blog.

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WordPress Bug Hunt - November 5 and 6

The latest WordPress Bug Hunt was a great success. Volunteers waged war on the list of bugs in the WordPress core programs. The latest Trac count shows 91 bugs were stomped. Thanks to all who joined in and helped rid the bugs from our favorite software!

Please Note: Even after an official Bug Hunt is over, your bug killing skills are always needed, so please continue your bug smashing!

WordPress v1.5.2 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security and feature update for WordPress on August 14, 2005. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v1.5.2 Announcement, Changelog 1.5.2, and the WordPress Support Forum Topic Readable Changelog 1.5.2. To upgrade WordPress, see Upgrading WordPress.

WordPress Backup Week - July 23-30

WordPress announces the WordPress Backups Week from July 23 - 30, 2005. A coordinated event between the WordPress Support Forum and the WordPress Codex, volunteers will provide support and documentation to help WordPress users backup their WordPress site and database.

WordPress v1.5.1.3 Released

The WordPress Development team released a security update for WordPress. Information about the update can be found at WordPress v1.5.1.3 Announcement and 1.5.1.3 Changelog. To upgrade WordPress, see Upgrading WordPress.

Codex Cleanup Week June 18-26

The Codex Cleanup Week was a resounding success. Over 20 volunteers signed up and even more pitched in to create dozens of new documents and clean up hundreds of documents on the Codex. More than 400 pages were categorized, improving navigation on the Codex. The efforts to clean up and maintain the WordPress Codex continue. If you would like to participate, please check out the guidelines and task links listed below.

Thank you to every one who participated. Whether you fixed a few spelling errors or contributed an article, every bit helped make the WordPress Codex a vital resource for WordPress users. Thank you.

Wordpress v1.5.1.2 Released

The WordPress team has released Version 1.5.1.2, and in so doing address a number of minor issues that cropped up in the original 1.5.1 release. Please check it out!

IRC Meetups

Every Wednesday at 21:00 GMT/UTC (2 PM Pacific Time) we have an IRC "meetup" where everyone gets together in the #Wordpress IRC Channel #wordpress-meetup on irc.freenode.net to chat about all things WordPress.

Worried about the issues in v1.5.1?

Don't be! Our dedicated hackers are quickly addressing some nuisance issues related to the v1.5.1 release, and have just released Version 1.5.1.1, a security update! You can download the new version at WordPress Downloads.

WordPress v1.5.1 Released

On May 9, 2005, WordPress v1.5.1 was released to the public. This version includes many bug fixes and a few enhancements. Check Version 1.5.1 for information on features and installation or upgrade.

WordPress Plugin Contest

The WordPress Plugin Contest is closed for new submissions as of June 15th. While Mark and the judges begin their work in the coming weeks, visit WordPress Plugin Contest to read about and download some of the Plugins. Congratulations to all the contestants and good luck in the competition.

WordPress Lessons Wanted

If you have an article, or would like to contribute one, that features a simple, step-by-step approach to handling a WordPress topic or challenge, check out the new WordPress Lessons section and the Article Guidelines and Information for WordPress Lessons.

Become a WordPress Volunteer

There are many ways you can contribute and volunteer to help support WordPress. Check out the Codex Community Portal for details on how you can help out.

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