wp db export

Exports the database to a file or to STDOUT.

$ wp db export [<file>] [--dbuser=<value>] [--dbpass=<value>] [--<field>=<value>] [--tables=<tables>] [--exclude_tables=<tables>] [--porcelain]

Runs mysqldump utility using DB_HOST, DB_NAME, DB_USER and DB_PASSWORD database credentials specified in wp-config.php.

OPTIONS

[<file>]
The name of the SQL file to export. If '-', then outputs to STDOUT. If omitted, it will be '{dbname}-{Y-m-d}-{random-hash}.sql'.
[--dbuser=<value>]
Username to pass to mysqldump. Defaults to DB_USER.
[--dbpass=<value>]
Password to pass to mysqldump. Defaults to DB_PASSWORD.
[--<field>=<value>]
Extra arguments to pass to mysqldump. Refer to mysqldump docs.
[--tables=<tables>]
The comma separated list of specific tables to export. Excluding this parameter will export all tables in the database.
[--exclude_tables=<tables>]
The comma separated list of specific tables that should be skipped from exporting. Excluding this parameter will export all tables in the database.
[--porcelain]
Output filename for the exported database.

EXAMPLES

# Export database with drop query included
$ wp db export --add-drop-table
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export certain tables
$ wp db export --tables=wp_options,wp_users
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export all tables matching a wildcard
$ wp db export --tables=$(wp db tables 'wp_user*' --format=csv)
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export all tables matching prefix
$ wp db export --tables=$(wp db tables --all-tables-with-prefix --format=csv)
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export certain posts without create table statements
$ wp db export --no-create-info=true --tables=wp_posts --where="ID in (100,101,102)"
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export relating meta for certain posts without create table statements
$ wp db export --no-create-info=true --tables=wp_postmeta --where="post_id in (100,101,102)"
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Skip certain tables from the exported database
$ wp db export --exclude_tables=wp_options,wp_users
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Skip all tables matching a wildcard from the exported database
$ wp db export --exclude_tables=$(wp db tables 'wp_user*' --format=csv)
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Skip all tables matching prefix from the exported database
$ wp db export --exclude_tables=$(wp db tables --all-tables-with-prefix --format=csv)
Success: Exported to 'wordpress_dbase-db72bb5.sql'.

# Export database to STDOUT.
$ wp db export -
-- MySQL dump 10.13  Distrib 5.7.19, for osx10.12 (x86_64)
--
-- Host: localhost    Database: wpdev
-- ------------------------------------------------------
-- Server version    5.7.19
...

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

Checks the current status of the database.

Removes all tables with `$table_prefix` from the database.

Opens a MySQL console using credentials from wp-config.php

Displays information about a given table.

Creates a new database.

Deletes the existing database.

Exports the database to a file or to STDOUT.

Imports a database from a file or from STDIN.

Optimizes the database.

Displays the database table prefix.

Executes a SQL query against the database.

Repairs the database.

Removes all tables from the database.

Finds a string in the database.

Displays the database name and size.

Lists the database tables.