wp post generate

Generates some posts.

$ wp post generate [--count=<number>] [--post_type=<type>] [--post_status=<status>] [--post_title=<post_title>] [--post_author=<login>] [--post_date=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>] [--post_date_gmt=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>] [--post_content] [--max_depth=<number>] [--format=<format>]

Creates a specified number of new posts with dummy data.

OPTIONS

[--count=<number>] : How many posts to generate?

default: 100

[--post_type=<type>] : The type of the generated posts.

default: post

[--post_status=<status>] : The status of the generated posts.

default: publish

[--post_title=<post_title>] : The post title.

default:

[--post_author=<login>] : The author of the generated posts.

default:

[--post_date=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>]
The date of the generated posts. Default: current date
[--post_date_gmt=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>]
The GMT date of the generated posts. Default: value of post_date (or current date if it's not set)
[--post_content]
If set, the command reads the post_content from STDIN.
[--max_depth=<number>]
For hierarchical post types, generate child posts down to a certain depth. --- default: 1 ---
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format. --- default: progress options:
  • progress
  • ids ---

EXAMPLES

# Generate posts.
$ wp post generate --count=10 --post_type=page --post_date=1999-01-04
Generating posts  100% [================================================] 0:01 / 0:04

# Generate posts with fetched content.
$ curl http://loripsum.net/api/5 | wp post generate --post_content --count=10
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  2509  100  2509    0     0    616      0  0:00:04  0:00:04 --:--:--   616
Generating posts  100% [================================================] 0:01 / 0:04

# Add meta to every generated posts.
$ wp post generate --format=ids | xargs -d ' ' -I % wp post meta add % foo bar
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.

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.