Command Description
wp admin

Open /wp-admin/ in a browser.

wp cache

Manipulate the WP Object Cache object.

wp cap

Adds, removes, and lists capabilities of a user role.

wp checksum

Verifies file integrity by comparing to published checksums.

wp cli

Review current WP-CLI info, check for updates, or see defined aliases.

wp comment

Creates, updates, deletes, and moderates comments.

wp config

Manage the wp-config.php file

wp core

Download, install, update and manage a WordPress install.

wp cron

Manage WP-Cron events and schedules.

wp db

Perform 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 eval

Execute arbitrary PHP code.

wp eval-file

Load and execute a PHP file.

wp export

Export WordPress content to a WXR file.

wp find

Find WordPress installs on the filesystem.

wp help

Get help on WP-CLI, or on a specific command.

wp import

Import content from a WXR file.

wp language
wp media

Imports files as attachments, regenerates thumbnails, lists registered image sizes.

wp menu

Lists, creates, assigns, and deletes the active theme’s navigation menus.

wp network
wp option

Retrieves and sets site options, including plugin and WordPress settings.

wp package

Runs WP-CLI package manager commands.

wp plugin

Manages site 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
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

Generate code for post types, taxonomies, plugins, child themes, etc.

wp search-replace

Search/replace strings in the database.

wp server

Launch PHP’s built-in web server for this specific WordPress installation.

wp shell

Opens an interactive PHP console for running and testing PHP code.

wp sidebar

Lists registered sidebars.

wp site

Performs site-wide operations on a multisite install.

wp super-admin

Lists, adds, or removes super admin users on a multisite install.

wp taxonomy

Retrieves information about registered taxonomies.

wp term

Manages taxonomy terms and term meta, with create, delete, and list commands.

wp theme

Manages site themes, including installs, activations, and updates.

wp transient

Manipulate 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.