wp taxonomy get

Gets details about a registered taxonomy.

$ wp taxonomy get <taxonomy> [--field=<field>] [--fields=<fields>] [--format=<format>]

OPTIONS

<taxonomy>
Taxonomy slug.
[--field=<field>]
Instead of returning the whole taxonomy, returns the value of a single field.
[--fields=<fields>]
Limit the output to specific fields. Defaults to all fields.
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • yaml ---

AVAILABLE FIELDS

These fields will be displayed by default for the specified taxonomy:

  • name
  • label
  • description
  • object_type
  • show_tagcloud
  • hierarchical
  • public
  • labels
  • cap

These fields are optionally available:

  • count

EXAMPLES

# Get details of `category` taxonomy.
$ wp taxonomy get category --fields=name,label,object_type
+-------------+------------+
| Field       | Value      |
+-------------+------------+
| name        | category   |
| label       | Categories |
| object_type | ["post"]   |
+-------------+------------+

# Get capabilities of 'post_tag' taxonomy.
$ wp taxonomy get post_tag --field=cap
{"manage_terms":"manage_categories","edit_terms":"manage_categories","delete_terms":"manage_categories","assign_terms":"edit_posts"}

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
wp taxonomy get

Gets details about a registered taxonomy.

wp taxonomy list

Lists registered taxonomies.