wp taxonomy <command>

Retrieves information about registered taxonomies.

$ wp taxonomy <command>


wp taxonomy get
Gets details about a registered taxonomy.
wp taxonomy list
Lists registered taxonomies.

See references for built-in taxonomies and custom taxonomies.


# List all taxonomies with 'post' object type.
$ wp taxonomy list --object_type=post --fields=name,public
| name        | public |
| category    | 1      |
| post_tag    | 1      |
| post_format | 1      |

# Get capabilities of 'post_tag' taxonomy.
$ wp taxonomy get post_tag --field=cap


--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.