wp user update

Updates an existing user.

$ wp user update <user>... [--user_pass=<password>] [--user_nicename=<nice_name>] [--user_url=<url>] [--user_email=<email>] [--display_name=<display_name>] [--nickname=<nickname>] [--first_name=<first_name>] [--last_name=<last_name>] [--description=<description>] [--rich_editing=<rich_editing>] [--user_registered=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>] [--role=<role>] --<field>=<value> [--skip-email]


The user login, user email or user ID of the user(s) to update.
A string that contains the plain text password for the user.
A string that contains a URL-friendly name for the user. The default is the user's username.
A string containing the user's URL for the user's web site.
A string containing the user's email address.
A string that will be shown on the site. Defaults to user's username.
The user's nickname, defaults to the user's username.
The user's first name.
The user's last name.
A string containing content about the user.
A string for whether to enable the rich editor or not. False if not empty.
The date the user registered.
A string used to set the user's role.
One or more fields to update. For accepted fields, see wp_update_user().
Don't send an email notification to the user.


# Update user
$ wp user update 123 --display_name=Mary --user_pass=marypass
Success: Updated user 123.


--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

Adds a capability to a user.

Adds a role for a user.

Checks if a user's password is valid or not.

Creates a new user.

Deletes one or more users from the current site.

Generates some users.

Gets details about a user.

Imports users from a CSV file.

Lists users.

Lists all capabilities for a user.

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

Removes a user's capability.

Removes a user's role.

Resets the password for one or more users.

Destroys and lists a user's sessions.

Sets the user role.

Marks one or more users as spam.

Adds, updates, removes, and lists user terms.

Removes one or more users from spam.

Updates an existing user.