wp option <command>

Retrieves and sets site options, including plugin and WordPress settings.

$ wp option <command>


wp option add
Adds a new option value.
wp option delete
Deletes an option.
wp option get
Gets the value for an option.
wp option list
Lists options and their values.
wp option patch
Updates a nested value in an option.
wp option pluck
Gets a nested value from an option.
wp option update
Updates an option value.

See the Plugin Settings API and the Theme Options for more information on adding customized options.


# Get site URL.
$ wp option get siteurl

# Add option.
$ wp option add my_option foobar
Success: Added 'my_option' option.

# Update option.
$ wp option update my_option '{"foo": "bar"}' --format=json
Success: Updated 'my_option' option.

# Delete option.
$ wp option delete my_option
Success: Deleted 'my_option' option.


--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.