wp term update

Updates an existing term.

$ wp term update <taxonomy> <term> [--by=<field>] [--name=<name>] [--slug=<slug>] [--description=<description>] [--parent=<term-id>]

OPTIONS

<taxonomy>
Taxonomy of the term to update.
<term>
ID or slug for the term to update.
[--by=<field>]
Explicitly handle the term value as a slug or id. --- default: id options:
  • slug
  • id ---
[--name=<name>]
A new name for the term.
[--slug=<slug>]
A new slug for the term.
[--description=<description>]
A new description for the term.
[--parent=<term-id>]
A new parent for the term.

EXAMPLES

# Change category with id 15 to use the name "Apple"
$ wp term update category 15 --name=Apple
Success: Term updated.

# Change category with slug apple to use the name "Apple"
$ wp term update category apple --by=slug --name=Apple
Success: Term updated.

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 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.