Generates child theme based on an existing theme.
Creates a child theme folder with
- The slug for the new child theme.
- What to put in the ‘Template:’ header in ‘style.css’.
- What to put in the ‘Theme Name:’ header in ‘style.css’.
- What to put in the ‘Author:’ header in ‘style.css’.
- What to put in the ‘Author URI:’ header in ‘style.css’.
- What to put in the ‘Theme URI:’ header in ‘style.css’.
- Activate the newly created child theme.
- Enable the newly created child theme for the entire network.
- Overwrite files that already exist.
# Generate a 'sample-theme' child theme based on TwentySixteen $ wp scaffold child-theme sample-theme --parent_theme=twentysixteen Success: Created '/var/www/example.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/sample-theme'.
GLOBAL PARAMETERS GLOBAL PARAMETERS
These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.
||Path to the WordPress files.|
||Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.|
||Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “vagrant”).|
||Perform operation against a remote WordPress installation over HTTP.|
||Set the WordPress user.|
||Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.|
||Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of themes.|
||Skip loading all installed packages.|
||Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).|
||Execute PHP code before running the command (may be used more than once).|
||Load WordPress in a given context.|
||Whether to colorize the output.|
||Show all PHP errors and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.|
||Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.|
||Suppress informational messages.|
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