wp db size

Displays the database name and size.

Display the database name and size for DB_NAME specified in wp-config.php. The size defaults to a human-readable number.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

[--size_format]
Display the database size only, as a bare number.
---
default: b
options:
– b (bytes)
– kb (kilobytes)
– mb (megabytes)
– gb (gigabytes)
– tb (terabytes)
– B (ISO Byte setting, with no conversion)
– KB (ISO Kilobyte setting, with 1 KB = 1,000 B)
– KiB (ISO Kibibyte setting, with 1 KiB = 1,024 B)
– MB (ISO Megabyte setting, with 1 MB = 1,000 KB)
– MiB (ISO Mebibyte setting, with 1 MiB = 1,024 KiB)
– GB (ISO Gigabyte setting, with 1 GB = 1,000 MB)
– GiB (ISO Gibibyte setting, with 1 GiB = 1,024 MiB)
– TB (ISO Terabyte setting, with 1 TB = 1,000 GB)
– TiB (ISO Tebibyte setting, with 1 TiB = 1,024 GiB)

[--tables]
Display each table name and size instead of the database size.
[--format]
table, csv, json
---
default: table options:
– table
– csv
– json
---
[--scope=<scope>]
Can be all, global, ms_global, blog, or old tables. Defaults to all.
[--network]
List all the tables in a multisite install.
[--all-tables-with-prefix]
List all tables that match the table prefix even if not registered on $wpdb. Overrides –network.
[--all-tables]
List all tables in the database, regardless of the prefix, and even if not registered on $wpdb. Overrides –all-tables-with-prefix.

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

$ wp db size
+-------------------+------+
| Name              | Size |
+-------------------+------+
| wordpress_default | 6 MB |
+-------------------+------+

$ wp db size --tables
+-----------------------+-------+
| Name                  | Size  |
+-----------------------+-------+
| wp_users              | 64 KB |
| wp_usermeta           | 48 KB |
| wp_posts              | 80 KB |
| wp_comments           | 96 KB |
| wp_links              | 32 KB |
| wp_options            | 32 KB |
| wp_postmeta           | 48 KB |
| wp_terms              | 48 KB |
| wp_term_taxonomy      | 48 KB |
| wp_term_relationships | 32 KB |
| wp_termmeta           | 48 KB |
| wp_commentmeta        | 48 KB |
+-----------------------+-------+

$ wp db size --size_format=b
5865472

$ wp db size --size_format=kb
5728

$ wp db size --size_format=mb
6

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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[=<plugins>] Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<themes>] Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of 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 and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.

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