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Commands

Below you can find commands or a group of similar commands. For example, the wp shell is a command, but wp cache is a group of commands get wp cache, wp cache set etc.

Command Description
wp admin Open /wp-admin/ in a browser.
wp cache Adds, removes, fetches, and flushes the WP Object Cache object.
wp cap Adds, removes, and lists capabilities of a user role.
wp cli Review current WP-CLI info, check for updates, or see defined aliases.
wp comment Creates, updates, deletes, and moderates comments.
wp config Generates and reads the wp-config.php file.
wp core Downloads, installs, updates, and manages a WordPress installation.
wp cron Tests, runs, and deletes WP-Cron events; manages WP-Cron schedules.
wp db Performs basic database operations using credentials stored in wp-config.php.
wp dist-archive Create a distribution archive based on a project’s .distignore file.
wp embed Inspects oEmbed providers, clears embed cache, and more.
wp eval Executes arbitrary PHP code.
wp eval-file Loads and executes a PHP file.
wp export Exports WordPress content to a WXR file.
wp find Find WordPress installations on the filesystem.
wp help Get help on WP-CLI, or on a specific command.
wp i18n Provides internationalization tools for WordPress projects.
wp import Imports content from a given WXR file.
wp language Installs, activates, and manages language packs.
wp media Imports files as attachments, regenerates thumbnails, or lists registered image sizes.
wp menu Lists, creates, assigns, and deletes the active theme’s navigation menus.
wp network Perform network-wide operations.
wp option Retrieves and sets site options, including plugin and WordPress settings.
wp package Lists, installs, and removes WP-CLI packages.
wp plugin Manages plugins, including installs, activations, and updates.
wp post Manages posts, content, and meta.
wp post-type Retrieves details on the site’s registered post types.
wp profile Profiling of WordPress.
wp rewrite Lists or flushes the site’s rewrite rules, updates the permalink structure.
wp role Manages user roles, including creating new roles and resetting to defaults.
wp scaffold Generates code for post types, taxonomies, plugins, child themes, etc.
wp search-replace Searches/replaces strings in the database.
wp server Launches PHP’s built-in web server for a specific WordPress installation.
wp shell Opens an interactive PHP console for running and testing PHP code.
wp sidebar Lists registered sidebars.
wp site Creates, deletes, empties, moderates, and lists one or more sites on a multisite installation.
wp super-admin Lists, adds, or removes super admin users on a multisite installation.
wp taxonomy Retrieves information about registered taxonomies.
wp term Manages taxonomy terms and term meta, with create, delete, and list commands.
wp theme Manages themes, including installs, activations, and updates.
wp transient Adds, gets, and deletes entries in the WordPress Transient Cache.
wp user Manages users, along with their roles, capabilities, and meta.
wp widget Manages widgets, including adding and moving them within sidebars.
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