wp config set

Sets the value of a specific constant or variable defined in wp-config.php file.

$ wp config set <name> <value> [--add] [--raw] [--anchor=<anchor>] [--placement=<placement>] [--separator=<separator>] [--type=<type>]

OPTIONS

<name>
Name of the wp-config.php constant or variable.
<value>
Value to set the wp-config.php constant or variable to.
[--add]
Add the value if it doesn't exist yet. This is the default behavior, override with --no-add.
[--raw]
Place the value into the wp-config.php file as is, instead of as a quoted string.
[--anchor=<anchor>]
Anchor string where additions of new values are anchored around. Defaults to "/* That's all, stop editing!".
[--placement=<placement>]
Where to place the new values in relation to the anchor string. --- default: 'before' options:
  • before
  • after ---
[--separator=<separator>]
Separator string to put between an added value and its anchor string. The following escape sequences will be recognized and properly interpreted: '\n' => newline, '\r' => carriage return, '\t' => tab. Defaults to a single EOL ("\n" on *nix and "\r\n" on Windows).
[--type=<type>]
Type of the config value to set. Defaults to 'all'. --- default: all options:
  • constant
  • variable
  • all ---

EXAMPLES

# Set the WP_DEBUG constant to true.
$ wp config set WP_DEBUG true --raw

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.

Related commands

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Checks whether a specific constant or variable exists in the wp-config.php file.

Lists variables, constants, and file includes defined in wp-config.php file.

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