WordPress Core Developers

Total Core Developers

Data Sources

The raw data for this chart is based on the core developers list in the credit screen inside the WordPress dashboard.

Core developers are the project leaders responsible for releasing each WordPress version.

History

WordPress is created by a worldwide team of passionate individuals. Project leaders and the contributing developers.

WordPress 3.2 introduced the credits.php screen inside WordPress dashboard, giving special credit to core developers.

Only five WordPress versions had more than 50 core developers. WordPress 5.3 holds the record with the highest number of core developers – 81 people.

Historical Data

5.5Total of 57 core WordPress developers.-12-17% ▼
5.4Total of 69 core WordPress developers.-12-15% ▼
5.3Total of 81 core WordPress developers.+1829% ▲
5.2Total of 63 core WordPress developers.+2150% ▲
5.1Total of 42 core WordPress developers.-3-7% ▼
5.0Total of 45 core WordPress developers.-6-12% ▼
4.9Total of 51 core WordPress developers.+1128% ▲
4.8Total of 40 core WordPress developers.-5-11% ▼
4.7Total of 45 core WordPress developers.+410% ▲
4.6Total of 41 core WordPress developers.+25% ▲
4.5Total of 39 core WordPress developers.+515% ▲
4.4Total of 34 core WordPress developers.+726% ▲
4.3Total of 27 core WordPress developers.+00% —
4.2Total of 27 core WordPress developers.-3-10% ▼
4.1Total of 30 core WordPress developers.+311% ▲
4.0Total of 27 core WordPress developers.-9-25% ▼
3.9Total of 36 core WordPress developers.-3-8% ▼
3.8Total of 39 core WordPress developers.+21117% ▲
3.7Total of 18 core WordPress developers.-3-14% ▼
3.6Total of 21 core WordPress developers.+15% ▲
3.5Total of 20 core WordPress developers.-1-5% ▼
3.4Total of 21 core WordPress developers.+531% ▲
3.3Total of 16 core WordPress developers.+17% ▲
3.2Total of 15 core WordPress developers.+15100% ▲
3.1Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
3.0Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.9Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.8Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.7Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.6Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.5Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.3Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.2Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.1Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
2.0Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
1.5Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
1.2Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
1.0Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —
0.7Total of 0 core WordPress developers.+00% —