wp term get

Gets details about a term.

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

OPTIONS

<taxonomy>
Taxonomy of the term to get
<term>
ID or slug of the term to get
[--by=<field>]
Explicitly handle the term value as a slug or id. --- default: id options:
  • slug
  • id ---
[--field=<field>]
Instead of returning the whole term, 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 ---

EXAMPLES

# Get details about a category with id 199.
$ wp term get category 199 --format=json
{"term_id":199,"name":"Apple","slug":"apple","term_group":0,"term_taxonomy_id":199,"taxonomy":"category","description":"A type of fruit","parent":0,"count":0,"filter":"raw"}

# Get details about a category with slug apple.
$ wp term get category apple --by=slug --format=json
{"term_id":199,"name":"Apple","slug":"apple","term_group":0,"term_taxonomy_id":199,"taxonomy":"category","description":"A type of fruit","parent":0,"count":0,"filter":"raw"}

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

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.