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
wp user add-cap

Adds a capability to a user.

wp user add-role

Adds a role for a user.

wp user check-password

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

wp user create

Creates a new user.

wp user delete

Deletes one or more users from the current site.

wp user generate

Generates some users.

wp user get

Gets details about a user.

wp user import-csv

Imports users from a CSV file.

wp user list

Lists users.

wp user list-caps

Lists all capabilities for a user.

wp user meta

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

wp user remove-cap

Removes a user's capability.

wp user remove-role

Removes a user's role.

wp user reset-password

Resets the password for one or more users.

wp user session

Destroys and lists a user's sessions.

wp user set-role

Sets the user role.

wp user spam

Marks one or more users as spam.

wp user term

Adds, updates, removes, and lists user terms.

wp user unspam

Removes one or more users from spam.

wp user update

Updates an existing user.