wp cli <command>

Reviews current WP-CLI info, checks for updates, or views defined aliases.

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# Display the version currently installed.
$ wp cli version
WP-CLI 0.24.1

# Check for updates to WP-CLI.
$ wp cli check-update
Success: WP-CLI is at the latest version.

# Update WP-CLI to the latest stable release.
$ wp cli update
You have version 0.24.0. Would you like to update to 0.24.1? [y/n] y
Downloading from https://github.com/wp-cli/wp-cli/releases/download/v0.24.1/wp-cli-0.24.1.phar...
New version works. Proceeding to replace.
Success: Updated WP-CLI to 0.24.1.

# Clear the internal WP-CLI cache.
$ wp cli cache clear
Success: Cache cleared.


wp cli alias

Retrieves, sets and updates aliases for WordPress Installations.

wp cli cache

Manages the internal WP-CLI cache,.

wp cli check-update

Checks to see if there is a newer version of WP-CLI available.

wp cli cmd-dump

Dumps the list of installed commands, as JSON.

wp cli completions

Generates tab completion strings.

wp cli has-command

Detects if a command exists

wp cli info

Prints various details about the WP-CLI environment.

wp cli param-dump

Dumps the list of global parameters, as JSON or in var_export format.

wp cli update

Updates WP-CLI to the latest release.

wp cli version

Prints WP-CLI version.

Command documentation is regenerated at every release. To add or update an example, please submit a pull request against the corresponding part of the codebase.