wp term create

Creates a new term.

$ wp term create <taxonomy> <term> [--slug=<slug>] [--description=<description>] [--parent=<term-id>] [--porcelain]


Taxonomy for the new term.
A name for the new term.
A unique slug for the new term. Defaults to sanitized version of name.
A description for the new term.
A parent for the new term.
Output just the new term id.


# Create a new category "Apple" with a description.
$ wp term create category Apple --description="A type of fruit"
Success: Created category 199.


--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

Creates a new term.

Deletes an existing term.

Generates some terms.

Gets details about a term.

Lists terms in a taxonomy.

Adds, updates, deletes, and lists term custom fields.

Migrate a term of a taxonomy to another taxonomy.

Recalculates number of posts assigned to each term.

Updates an existing term.