wp scaffold post-type

Generates PHP code for registering a custom post type.


The internal name of the post type.
The text used to translate the update messages.
The textdomain to use for the labels.
The dashicon to use in the menu.
Create a file in the active theme directory, instead of sending to STDOUT. Specify a theme with --theme=&lt;theme&gt; to have the file placed in that theme.
Create a file in the given plugin’s directory, instead of sending to STDOUT.
Just generate the register_post_type() call and nothing else.
Overwrite files that already exist.

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# Generate a 'movie' post type for the 'simple-life' theme
$ wp scaffold post-type movie --label=Movie --theme=simple-life
Success: Created '/var/www/example.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/simple-life/post-types/movie.php'.

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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.