wp plugin verify-checksums

Verifies plugin files against WordPress.org's checksums.

$ wp plugin verify-checksums [<plugin>...] [--all] [--strict] [--format=<format>]


One or more plugins to verify.
If set, all plugins will be verified.
If set, even "soft changes" like readme.txt changes will trigger checksum errors.
Render output in a specific format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • json
  • csv
  • yaml
  • count ---


# Verify the checksums of all installed plugins
$ wp plugin verify-checksums --all
Success: Verified 8 of 8 plugins.

# Verify the checksums of a single plugin, Akismet in this case
$ wp plugin verify-checksums akismet
Success: Verified 1 of 1 plugins.


--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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Searches the WordPress.org plugin directory.

Reveals the status of one or all plugins.

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Verifies plugin files against WordPress.org's checksums.