wp taxonomy list

Lists registered taxonomies.

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


Filter by one or more fields (see get_taxonomies() first parameter for a list of available fields).
Prints the value of a single field for each taxonomy.
Limit the output to specific taxonomy fields.
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • count
  • yaml ---


These fields will be displayed by default for each term:

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

These fields are optionally available:

  • count


# List all taxonomies.
$ wp taxonomy list --format=csv
nav_menu,"Navigation Menus",,nav_menu_item,,,
link_category,"Link Categories",,link,1,,

# 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      |


--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.