wp cap <command>

Adds, removes, and lists capabilities of a user role.

$ wp cap <command>

SUBCOMMANDS

wp cap add
Adds capabilities to a given role.
wp cap list
Lists capabilities for a given role.
wp cap remove
Removes capabilities from a given role.

See references for Roles and Capabilities and WP User class.

EXAMPLES

# Add 'spectate' capability to 'author' role.
$ wp cap add 'author' 'spectate'
Success: Added 1 capability to 'author' role.

# Add all caps from 'editor' role to 'author' role.
$ wp cap list 'editor' | xargs wp cap add 'author'
Success: Added 24 capabilities to 'author' role.

# Remove all caps from 'editor' role that also appear in 'author' role.
$ wp cap list 'author' | xargs wp cap remove 'editor'
Success: Removed 34 capabilities from 'editor' role.

GLOBAL PARAMETERS

--path=<path> Path to the WordPress files.

--url=<url> Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.

--ssh=[<scheme>:][<user>@]<host|container>[:<port>][<path>] Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of "docker", "docker-compose", "vagrant").

--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress installation over HTTP.

--user=<id|login|email> Set the WordPress user.

--skip-plugins[=<plugins>] Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.

--skip-themes[=<themes>] Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of themes.

--skip-packages Skip loading all installed packages.

--require=<path> Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).

--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.

--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.

--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.

--quiet Suppress informational messages.