wp theme <command>

Manages themes, including installs, activations, and updates.

$ wp theme <command>

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See the WordPress Theme Handbook developer resource for more information on themes.

EXAMPLES

# Install the latest version of a theme from wordpress.org and activate
$ wp theme install twentysixteen --activate
Installing Twenty Sixteen (1.2)
Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentysixteen.1.2.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the theme...
Theme installed successfully.
Activating 'twentysixteen'...
Success: Switched to 'Twenty Sixteen' theme.

# Get details of an installed theme
$ wp theme get twentysixteen --fields=name,title,version
+---------+----------------+
| Field   | Value          |
+---------+----------------+
| name    | Twenty Sixteen |
| title   | Twenty Sixteen |
| version | 1.2            |
+---------+----------------+

# Get status of theme
$ wp theme status twentysixteen
Theme twentysixteen details:
     Name: Twenty Sixteen
     Status: Active
     Version: 1.2
     Author: the WordPress team

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.