wp option list

Lists options and their values.


Use wildcards ( * and ? ) to match option name.
Pattern to exclude. Use wildcards ( * and ? ) to match option name.
Match only autoload options when value is on, and only not-autoload option when off.
List only transients. Use --no-transients to ignore all transients.
Unserialize option values in output.
Prints the value of a single field.
Limit the output to specific object fields.
The serialization format for the value. total_bytes displays the total size of matching options in bytes.
default: table
– table
– json
– csv
– count
– yaml
– total_bytes
Set orderby which field.
default: option_id
– option_id
– option_name
– option_value
Set ascending or descending order.
default: asc
– asc
– desc

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This field will be displayed by default for each matching option:

  • option_name
  • option_value

These fields are optionally available:

  • autoload
  • size_bytes

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# Get the total size of all autoload options.
$ wp option list --autoload=on --format=total_bytes

# Find biggest transients.
$ wp option list --search="*_transient_*" --fields=option_name,size_bytes | sort -n -k 2 | tail
option_name size_bytes
_site_transient_timeout_theme_roots 10
_site_transient_theme_roots 76
_site_transient_update_themes   181
_site_transient_update_core 808
_site_transient_update_plugins  6645

# List all options beginning with "i2f_".
$ wp option list --search="i2f_*"
| option_name | option_value |
| i2f_version | 0.1.0        |

# Delete all options beginning with "theme_mods_".
$ wp option list --search="theme_mods_*" --field=option_name | xargs -I % wp option delete %
Success: Deleted 'theme_mods_twentysixteen' option.
Success: Deleted 'theme_mods_twentyfifteen' option.
Success: Deleted 'theme_mods_twentyfourteen' option.

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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 installation 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.

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.