wp theme update

Updates one or more themes.

$ wp theme update [<theme>...] [--all] [--exclude=<theme-names>] [--format=<format>] [--version=<version>] [--dry-run]

OPTIONS

[<theme>...]
One or more themes to update.
[--all]
If set, all themes that have updates will be updated.
[--exclude=<theme-names>]
Comma separated list of theme names that should be excluded from updating.
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format. --- default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • summary ---
[--version=<version>]
If set, the theme will be updated to the specified version.
[--dry-run]
Preview which themes would be updated.

EXAMPLES

# Update multiple themes
$ wp theme update twentyfifteen twentysixteen
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentyfifteen.1.5.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentysixteen.1.2.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| name          | old_version | new_version | status  |
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| twentyfifteen | 1.4         | 1.5         | Updated |
| twentysixteen | 1.1         | 1.2         | Updated |
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
Success: Updated 2 of 2 themes.

# Exclude themes updates when bulk updating the themes
$ wp theme update --all --exclude=twentyfifteen
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/astra.1.0.5.1.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentyseventeen.1.2.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
| name            | status   | version | update_version |
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
| astra           | inactive | 1.0.1   | 1.0.5.1        |
| twentyseventeen | inactive | 1.1     | 1.2            |
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
Success: Updated 2 of 2 themes.

# Update all themes
$ wp theme update --all

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.

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