wp plugin update

Updates one or more plugins.

$ wp plugin update [<plugin>...] [--all] [--exclude=<name>] [--minor] [--patch] [--format=<format>] [--version=<version>] [--dry-run]

OPTIONS

[<plugin>...]
One or more plugins to update.
[--all]
If set, all plugins that have updates will be updated.
[--exclude=<name>]
Comma separated list of plugin names that should be excluded from updating.
[--minor]
Only perform updates for minor releases (e.g. from 1.3 to 1.4 instead of 2.0)
[--patch]
Only perform updates for patch releases (e.g. from 1.3 to 1.3.3 instead of 1.4)
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • summary ---
[--version=<version>]
If set, the plugin will be updated to the specified version.
[--dry-run]
Preview which plugins would be updated.

EXAMPLES

$ wp plugin update bbpress --version=dev
Installing bbPress (Development Version)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully.
Success: Updated 1 of 2 plugins.

$ wp plugin update --all
Enabling Maintenance mode...
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/akismet.3.1.11.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully.
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/nginx-champuru.3.2.0.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully.
Disabling Maintenance mode...
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| name                   | old_version | new_version | status  |
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| akismet                | 3.1.3       | 3.1.11      | Updated |
| nginx-cache-controller | 3.1.1       | 3.2.0       | Updated |
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
Success: Updated 2 of 2 plugins.

$ wp plugin update --all --exclude=akismet
Enabling Maintenance mode...
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/nginx-champuru.3.2.0.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully.
Disabling Maintenance mode...
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| name                   | old_version | new_version | status  |
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| nginx-cache-controller | 3.1.1       | 3.2.0       | Updated |
+------------------------+-------------+-------------+---------+

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.

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