wp widget add

Adds a widget to a sidebar.

$ wp widget add <name> <sidebar-id> [<position>] [--<field>=<value>]

Creates a new widget entry in the database, and associates it with the sidebar.

OPTIONS

<name>
Widget name.
<sidebar-id>
ID for the corresponding sidebar.
[<position>]
Widget's current position within the sidebar. Defaults to last
[--<field>=<value>]
Widget option to add, with its new value

EXAMPLES

# Add a new calendar widget to sidebar-1 with title "Calendar"
$ wp widget add calendar sidebar-1 2 --title="Calendar"
Success: Added widget to sidebar.

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 widget add

Adds a widget to a sidebar.

wp widget deactivate

Deactivates one or more widgets from an active sidebar.

wp widget delete

Deletes one or more widgets from a sidebar.

wp widget list

Lists widgets associated with a sidebar.

wp widget move

Moves the position of a widget.

wp widget reset

Resets sidebar.

wp widget update

Updates options for an existing widget.