WordPress Yearly Releases

WordPress Yearly Release Counter

Data Sources

The raw data for this chart is based on release dates of all the major WordPress versions.

The yearly releases chart sums up the total number of major WordPress versions released each year.

History

2006 was the only year with no major WordPress version release. WordPress 2.0 was released by the end on December 2005 and WordPress 2.1 was released 13 months later.

After the release of WordPress 2.1, it was decided to adopt a regular release schedule every 3-4 months.

Historical Release Dates

5.4Released on March 31, 2020.
5.3Released on November 12, 2019.
5.2Released on May 7, 2019.
5.1Released on February 21, 2019.
5.0Released on December 6, 2018.
4.9Released on November 16, 2017.
4.8Released on June 8, 2017.
4.7Released on December 6, 2016.
4.6Released on August 16, 2016.
4.5Released on April 12, 2016.
4.4Released on December 8, 2015.
4.3Released on August 18, 2015.
4.2Released on April 23, 2015.
4.1Released on December 17, 2014.
4.0Released on September 4, 2014.
3.9Released on April 16, 2014.
3.8Released on December 12, 2013.
3.7Released on October 24, 2013.
3.6Released on August 1, 2013.
3.5Released on December 11, 2012.
3.4Released on June 13, 2012.
3.3Released on December 12, 2011.
3.2Released on July 4, 2011.
3.1Released on February 23, 2011.
3.0Released on June 17, 2010.
2.9Released on December 18, 2009.
2.8Released on June 10, 2009.
2.7Released on December 10, 2008.
2.6Released on July 15, 2008.
2.5Released on March 29, 2008.
2.3Released on September 24, 2007.
2.2Released on May 16, 2007.
2.1Released on January 22, 2007.
2.0Released on December 26, 2005.
1.5Released on February 17, 2005.
1.2Released on May 22, 2004.
1.0Released on January 3, 2004.
0.7Released on May 27, 2003.