wp plugin install

Install a plugin.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

<plugin|zip|url>…
A plugin slug, the path to a local zip file, or URL to a remote zip file.
[--version=<version>]
If set, get that particular version from wordpress.org, instead of the
stable version.
[--force]
If set, the command will overwrite any installed version of the plugin, without prompting
for confirmation.
[--activate]
If set, the plugin will be activated immediately after install.
[--activate-network]
If set, the plugin will be network activated immediately after install

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

# Install the latest version from wordpress.org and activate
$ wp plugin install bbpress --activate
Installing bbPress (2.5.9)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.2.5.9.zip...
Using cached file '/home/vagrant/.wp-cli/cache/plugin/bbpress-2.5.9.zip'...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Activating 'bbpress'...
Plugin 'bbpress' activated.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install the development version from wordpress.org
$ wp plugin install bbpress --version=dev
Installing bbPress (Development Version)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install from a local zip file
$ wp plugin install ../my-plugin.zip
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install from a remote zip file
$ wp plugin install http://s3.amazonaws.com/bucketname/my-plugin.zip?AWSAccessKeyId=123&amp;Expires=456&amp;Signature=abcdef
Downloading install package from http://s3.amazonaws.com/bucketname/my-plugin.zip?AWSAccessKeyId=123&amp;Expires=456&amp;Signature=abcdef
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Update from a remote zip file
$ wp plugin install https://github.com/envato/wp-envato-market/archive/master.zip --force
Downloading install package from https://github.com/envato/wp-envato-market/archive/master.zip
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Renamed Github-based project from 'wp-envato-market-master' to 'wp-envato-market'.
Plugin updated successfully
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Forcefully re-install all installed plugins
$ wp plugin install $(wp plugin list --field=name) --force
Installing Akismet (3.1.11)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/akismet.3.1.11.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

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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” or “docker-compose”).
--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.