wp post generate

Generates some posts.

Creates a specified number of new posts with dummy data.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

[--count=<number>]
How many posts to generate?
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default: 100
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[--post_type=<type>]
The type of the generated posts.
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default: post
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[--post_status=<status>]
The status of the generated posts.
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default: publish
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[--post_title=<post_title>]
The post title.
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default:
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[--post_author=<login>]
The author of the generated posts.
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default:
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[--post_date=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>]
The date of the generated posts. Default: current date
[--post_date_gmt=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>]
The GMT date of the generated posts. Default: value of post_date (or current date if it’s not set)
[--post_content]
If set, the command reads the post_content from STDIN.
[--max_depth=<number>]
For hierarchical post types, generate child posts down to a certain depth.
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default: 1
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[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format.
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default: progress
options:
– progress
– ids
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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

# Generate posts.
$ wp post generate --count=10 --post_type=page --post_date=1999-01-04
Generating posts  100% [================================================] 0:01 / 0:04

# Generate posts with fetched content.
$ curl -N http://loripsum.net/api/5 | wp post generate --post_content --count=10
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  2509  100  2509    0     0    616      0  0:00:04  0:00:04 --:--:--   616
Generating posts  100% [================================================] 0:01 / 0:04

# Add meta to every generated posts.
$ wp post generate --format=ids | xargs -d ' ' -I % wp post meta add % foo bar
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.

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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 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.