wp role list

Lists all roles.

$ wp role list [--fields=<fields>] [--field=<field>] [--format=<format>]


Limit the output to specific object fields.
Prints the value of a single field.
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • count
  • yaml ---


These fields will be displayed by default for each role:

  • name
  • role

There are no optional fields.


# List roles.
$ wp role list --fields=role --format=csv


--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
wp role create

Creates a new role.

wp role delete

Deletes an existing role.

wp role exists

Checks if a role exists.

wp role list

Lists all roles.

wp role reset

Resets any default role to default capabilities.