wp eval

Executes arbitrary PHP code.

$ wp eval <php-code> [--skip-wordpress]

Note: because code is executed within a method, global variables need to be explicitly globalized.

OPTIONS

<php-code>
The code to execute, as a string.
[--skip-wordpress]
Execute code without loading WordPress.

EXAMPLES

# Display WordPress content directory.
$ wp eval 'echo WP_CONTENT_DIR;'
/var/www/wordpress/wp-content

# Generate a random number.
$ wp eval 'echo rand();' --skip-wordpress
479620423

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.