wp role create

Creates a new role.

$ wp role create <role-key> <role-name> [--clone=<role>]


The internal name of the role.
The publicly visible name of the role.
Clone capabilities from an existing role.


# Create role for Approver.
$ wp role create approver Approver
Success: Role with key 'approver' created.

# Create role for Product Administrator.
$ wp role create productadmin "Product Administrator"
Success: Role with key 'productadmin' created.


--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 role.

Deletes an existing role.

Checks if a role exists.

Lists all roles.

Resets any default role to default capabilities.