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.


Widget name.
ID for the corresponding sidebar.
Widget's current position within the sidebar. Defaults to last
Widget option to add, with its new value


# 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.


--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 widget to a sidebar.

Deactivates one or more widgets from an active sidebar.

Deletes one or more widgets from a sidebar.

Lists widgets associated with a sidebar.

Moves the position of a widget.

Resets sidebar.

Updates options for an existing widget.