wp cli <command>

Reviews current WP-CLI info, checks for updates, or views defined aliases.

$ wp cli <command>


wp cli alias
Retrieves, sets and updates aliases for WordPress Installations.
wp cli cache
Manages the internal WP-CLI cache,.
wp cli check-update
Checks to see if there is a newer version of WP-CLI available.
wp cli cmd-dump
Dumps the list of installed commands, as JSON.
wp cli completions
Generates tab completion strings.
wp cli has-command
Detects if a command exists
wp cli info
Prints various details about the WP-CLI environment.
wp cli param-dump
Dumps the list of global parameters, as JSON or in var_export format.
wp cli update
Updates WP-CLI to the latest release.
wp cli version
Prints WP-CLI version.


# Display the version currently installed.
$ wp cli version
WP-CLI 0.24.1

# Check for updates to WP-CLI.
$ wp cli check-update
Success: WP-CLI is at the latest version.

# Update WP-CLI to the latest stable release.
$ wp cli update
You have version 0.24.0. Would you like to update to 0.24.1? [y/n] y
Downloading from https://github.com/wp-cli/wp-cli/releases/download/v0.24.1/wp-cli-0.24.1.phar...
New version works. Proceeding to replace.
Success: Updated WP-CLI to 0.24.1.

# Clear the internal WP-CLI cache.
$ wp cli cache clear
Success: Cache cleared.


--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.