wp option get

Gets the value for an option.

$ wp option get <key> [--format=<format>]


Key for the option.
Get value in a particular format. --- default: var_export options:
  • var_export
  • json
  • yaml ---


# Get option.
$ wp option get home

# Get blog description.
$ wp option get blogdescription
A random blog description

# Get blog name
$ wp option get blogname
A random blog name

# Get admin email.
$ wp option get admin_email

# Get option in JSON format.
$ wp option get active_plugins --format=json


--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
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.