wp scaffold <command>

Generates code for post types, taxonomies, plugins, child themes, etc.

$ wp scaffold <command>

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# Generate a new plugin with unit tests
$ wp scaffold plugin sample-plugin
Success: Created plugin files.
Success: Created test files.

# Generate theme based on _s
$ wp scaffold _s sample-theme --theme_name="Sample Theme" --author="John Doe"
Success: Created theme 'Sample Theme'.

# Generate code for post type registration in given theme
$ wp scaffold post-type movie --label=Movie --theme=simple-life
Success: Created /var/www/example.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/simple-life/post-types/movie.php


--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.