wp post create

Creates a new post.

$ wp post create [--post_author=<post_author>] [--post_date=<post_date>] [--post_date_gmt=<post_date_gmt>] [--post_content=<post_content>] [--post_content_filtered=<post_content_filtered>] [--post_title=<post_title>] [--post_excerpt=<post_excerpt>] [--post_status=<post_status>] [--post_type=<post_type>] [--comment_status=<comment_status>] [--ping_status=<ping_status>] [--post_password=<post_password>] [--post_name=<post_name>] [--from-post=<post_id>] [--to_ping=<to_ping>] [--pinged=<pinged>] [--post_modified=<post_modified>] [--post_modified_gmt=<post_modified_gmt>] [--post_parent=<post_parent>] [--menu_order=<menu_order>] [--post_mime_type=<post_mime_type>] [--guid=<guid>] [--post_category=<post_category>] [--tags_input=<tags_input>] [--tax_input=<tax_input>] [--meta_input=<meta_input>] [<file>] [--<field>=<value>] [--edit] [--porcelain]

OPTIONS

[--post_author=<post_author>]

The ID of the user who added the post. Default is the current user ID.

[--post_date=<post_date>]

The date of the post. Default is the current time.

[--post_date_gmt=<post_date_gmt>]

The date of the post in the GMT timezone. Default is the value of $post_date.

[--post_content=<post_content>]

The post content. Default empty.

[--post_content_filtered=<post_content_filtered>]

The filtered post content. Default empty.

[--post_title=<post_title>]

The post title. Default empty.

[--post_excerpt=<post_excerpt>]

The post excerpt. Default empty.

[--post_status=<post_status>]

The post status. Default 'draft'.

[--post_type=<post_type>]

The post type. Default 'post'.

[--comment_status=<comment_status>]

Whether the post can accept comments. Accepts 'open' or 'closed'. Default is the value of 'default_comment_status' option.

[--ping_status=<ping_status>]

Whether the post can accept pings. Accepts 'open' or 'closed'. Default is the value of 'default_ping_status' option.

[--post_password=<post_password>]

The password to access the post. Default empty.

[--post_name=<post_name>]

The post name. Default is the sanitized post title when creating a new post.

[--from-post=<post_id>]

Post id of a post to be duplicated.

[--to_ping=<to_ping>]

Space or carriage return-separated list of URLs to ping. Default empty.

[--pinged=<pinged>]

Space or carriage return-separated list of URLs that have been pinged. Default empty.

[--post_modified=<post_modified>]

The date when the post was last modified. Default is the current time.

[--post_modified_gmt=<post_modified_gmt>]

The date when the post was last modified in the GMT timezone. Default is the current time.

[--post_parent=<post_parent>]

Set this for the post it belongs to, if any. Default 0.

[--menu_order=<menu_order>]

The order the post should be displayed in. Default 0.

[--post_mime_type=<post_mime_type>]

The mime type of the post. Default empty.

[--guid=<guid>]

Global Unique ID for referencing the post. Default empty.

[--post_category=<post_category>]

Array of category names, slugs, or IDs. Defaults to value of the 'default_category' option.

[--tags_input=<tags_input>]

Array of tag names, slugs, or IDs. Default empty.

[--tax_input=<tax_input>]

Array of taxonomy terms keyed by their taxonomy name. Default empty.

[--meta_input=<meta_input>]

Array in JSON format of post meta values keyed by their post meta key. Default empty.

[<file>]

Read post content from <file>. If this value is present, the --post_content argument will be ignored.

Passing - as the filename will cause post content to be read from STDIN.

[--<field>=<value>]

Associative args for the new post. See wp_insert_post().

[--edit]

Immediately open system's editor to write or edit post content.

If content is read from a file, from STDIN, or from the --post_content argument, that text will be loaded into the editor.

[--porcelain]

Output just the new post id.

EXAMPLES

# Create post and schedule for future
$ wp post create --post_type=page --post_title='A future post' --post_status=future --post_date='2020-12-01 07:00:00'
Success: Created post 1921.

# Create post with content from given file
$ wp post create ./post-content.txt --post_category=201,345 --post_title='Post from file'
Success: Created post 1922.

# Create a post with multiple meta values.
$ wp post create --post_title='A post' --post_content='Just a small post.' --meta_input='{"key1":"value1","key2":"value2"}'
Success: Created post 1923.

# Create a duplicate post from existing posts.
$ wp post create --from-post=123 --post_title='Different Title'
Success: Created post 2350.

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.

Related commands

Creates a new post.

Deletes an existing post.

Launches system editor to edit post content.

Verifies whether a post exists.

Generates some posts.

Gets details about a post.

Gets a list of posts.

Adds, updates, deletes, and lists post custom fields.

Adds, updates, removes, and lists post terms.

Updates one or more existing posts.