wp media <command>

Imports files as attachments, regenerates thumbnails, or lists registered image sizes.

$ wp media <command>


wp media fix-orientation
Fix image orientation for one or more attachments.
wp media image-size
Lists image sizes registered with WordPress.
wp media import
Creates attachments from local files or URLs.
wp media regenerate
Regenerates thumbnails for one or more attachments.


# Re-generate all thumbnails, without confirmation.
$ wp media regenerate --yes
Found 3 images to regenerate.
1/3 Regenerated thumbnails for "Sydney Harbor Bridge" (ID 760).
2/3 Regenerated thumbnails for "Boardwalk" (ID 757).
3/3 Regenerated thumbnails for "Sunburst Over River" (ID 756).
Success: Regenerated 3 of 3 images.

# Import a local image and set it to be the featured image for a post.
$ wp media import ~/Downloads/image.png --post_id=123 --title="A downloaded picture" --featured_image
Success: Imported file '/home/person/Downloads/image.png' as attachment ID 1753 and attached to post 123 as featured image.

# List all registered image sizes
$ wp media image-size
| name                      | width | height | crop  |
| full                      |       |        | N/A   |
| twentyfourteen-full-width | 1038  | 576    | hard  |
| large                     | 1024  | 1024   | soft  |
| medium_large              | 768   | 0      | soft  |
| medium                    | 300   | 300    | soft  |
| thumbnail                 | 150   | 150    | hard  |


--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.