wp term list

Lists terms in a taxonomy.

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


List terms of one or more taxonomies
Filter by one or more fields (see get_terms() $args parameter for a list of fields).
Prints the value of a single field for each term.
Limit the output to specific object fields.
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • ids
  • json
  • count
  • yaml ---


These fields will be displayed by default for each term:

  • term_id
  • term_taxonomy_id
  • name
  • slug
  • description
  • parent
  • count

These fields are optionally available:

  • url


# List post categories
$ wp term list category --format=csv

# List post tags
$ wp term list post_tag --fields=name,slug
| name      | slug        |
| 8BIT      | 8bit        |
| alignment | alignment-2 |
| Articles  | articles    |
| aside     | aside       |


--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 term create

Creates a new term.

wp term delete

Deletes an existing term.

wp term generate

Generates some terms.

wp term get

Gets details about a term.

wp term list

Lists terms in a taxonomy.

wp term meta

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

wp term migrate

Migrate a term of a taxonomy to another taxonomy.

wp term recount

Recalculates number of posts assigned to each term.

wp term update

Updates an existing term.