wp cli info

Print various details about the WP-CLI environment.

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Helpful for diagnostic purposes, this command shares:

  • PHP binary used.
  • PHP binary version.
  • php.ini configuration file used (which is typically different than web).
  • WP-CLI root dir: where WP-CLI is installed (if non-Phar install).
  • WP-CLI global config: where the global config YAML file is located.
  • WP-CLI project config: where the project config YAML file is located.
  • WP-CLI version: currently installed version.

See config docs for more details on global
and project config YAML files.


Render output in a particular format.
default: list
– list
– json


# Display various data about the CLI environment.
$ wp cli info
PHP binary: /usr/bin/php5
PHP version:    5.5.9-1ubuntu4.16
php.ini used:   /etc/php5/cli/php.ini
WP-CLI root dir:    phar://wp-cli.phar
WP-CLI packages dir:    /home/person/.wp-cli/packages/
WP-CLI global config:
WP-CLI project config:
WP-CLI version: 0.24.1