WP-CLI

WP-CLI is a powerful command line utility for managing WordPress. Every WordPress application hosted on our platform support WP-CLI.

Your fist WP-CLI experience

To start with WP-CLI, login into SSH and type:

wp --version
WP-CLI 0.24.1

Example Commands

Full command list can be found on WP-CLI official page. Below you can find few examples.

To check your current WordPress version:

wp core version
4.5.2

To install a plugin:

wp plugin install bbpress

To activate the plugin:

wp plugin activate bbpress

To list your plugins:

wp plugin list
+-------------------------------------+----------+-----------+---------+
| name                                | status   | update    | version |
+-------------------------------------+----------+-----------+---------+
| bbpress                             | active   | none      | 2.5.10  |
| closte                              | active   | available | 2.0.3   |
| custom-permalinks                   | inactive | available | 0.7.21  |
| fluid-responsive-slideshow          | inactive | available | 2.2.8   |
| litespeed-cache                     | active   | none      | 1.0.10  |
| migrate-to-liquidweb                | active   | none      | 1.30    |
| quick-pagepost-redirect-plugin      | active   | none      | 5.1.8   |
| thumbnails-regenerate               | inactive | none      | 2.0.5   |
| simple-full-screen-background-image | inactive | none      | 1.2     |
| slideshow-satellite                 | inactive | none      | 2.4     |
| speed-booster-pack                  | inactive | none      | 2.8     |
| wd_shortcode                        | inactive | none      | 1.1     |
| woocommerce                         | active   | available | 2.5.5   |
| woocommerce-all-currencies          | active   | available | 1.0.2   |
| woocommerce-checkout-field-editor   | active   | none      | 3.7     |
| woocommerce-multilingual            | active   | available | 3.8.2   |
| woocommerce-nlb                     | active   | none      | 0.1.0   |
| woocommerce-payment-gateway         | active   | none      | 1.7.6   |
| wpml-media                          | active   | none      | 2.1.20  |
| sitepress-multilingual-cms          | active   | none      | 3.3.7   |
| wpml-string-translation             | active   | none      | 2.3.7   |
| wpml-translation-management         | active   | none      | 2.1.6   |
| wpml-widgets                        | active   | none      | 1.0.4   |
| wptouch                             | active   | available | 4.1.8   |
| wordpress-seo                       | active   | available | 3.4     |
| zm-ajax-login-register              | active   | none      | 2.0.2   |
+-------------------------------------+----------+-----------+---------+

Search and replace HTTP with HTTPS

Always backup your site before using a command that changes database e.g search-replace command.

wp search-replace 'http://domain.com' 'https://domain.com'

Search and replace old-domain.com with new-domain.com

wp search-replace '//old-domain.com' '//new-domain.com'

Search and replace old-domain.com with new-domain.com in entire multisite network

wp search-replace '//old-domain.com' '//new-domain.com' --network

Nearly all common WordPress functions are available in wp-cli for a full list and updates of new commands that become available you can check the official wp-cli website.

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