wp cli check-update

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

Queries the Github releases API. Returns available versions if there are updates available, or success message if using the latest release.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

[--patch]
Only list patch updates.
[--minor]
Only list minor updates.
[--major]
Only list major updates.
[--field=<field>]
Prints the value of a single field for each update.
[--fields=<fields>]
Limit the output to specific object fields. Defaults to version,update_type,package_url.
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format.
---
default: table
options:
– table
– csv
– json
– count
– yaml
---

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

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

# Check for update and new version is available.
$ wp cli check-update
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| version | update_type | package_url                                                                   |
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| 0.24.1  | patch       | https://github.com/wp-cli/wp-cli/releases/download/v0.24.1/wp-cli-0.24.1.phar |
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

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GLOBAL PARAMETERS GLOBAL PARAMETERS

These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.

Argument Description
--path=<path> Path to the WordPress files.
--url=<url> Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.
--ssh=[<scheme>:][<user>@]<host\|container>[:<port>][<path>] Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “vagrant”).
--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress install over HTTP.
--user=<id\|login\|email> Set the WordPress user.
--skip-plugins[=<plugin>] Skip loading all or some plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<theme>] Skip loading all or some themes.
--skip-packages Skip loading all installed packages.
--require=<path> Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).
--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.
--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors; add verbosity to WP-CLI bootstrap.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.

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.