WP-CLI is a command line interface for WordPress. You can update plugins, configure multi-user installations and much more without using a web browser.
This material is a crib, which contains all WP-CLI the commands. To learn more, visit the websites:
# Update wp cli update --yes # Update all additional packages wp package update # Version and other info wp --info
Full list: wp cli.
What you can do using WP-CLI
WP-CLI provides a bunch of actions that are usually done through the WordPress admin panel.
For example, the command
wp plugin install --activate allows you to install and activate plugin from WordPress repository:
$ wp plugin install user-switching --activate
Installing User Switching (1.0.9) Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/user-switching.1.0.9.zip... Unpacking the package... Installing the plugin... Plugin installed successfully. Activating 'user-switching'... Plugin 'user-switching' activated. Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.
WP-CLI also includes commands for many things that cannot be done from WordPress admin area.
wp transient delete --all allows you to delete one or all of the transient options:
$ wp transient delete --all Success: 34 transients deleted from the database.
List of all commands
See in Commands section.