wp taxonomy list

Lists registered taxonomies.


Filter by one or more fields (see get_taxonomies() first parameter for a list of available fields).
Prints the value of a single field for each taxonomy.
Limit the output to specific taxonomy fields.
Render output in a particular format. -– default: table options: – table – csv – json – count – yaml -–

Available Fields

These fields will be displayed by default for each term:
  • name
  • label
  • description
  • object_type
  • show_tagcloud
  • hierarchical
  • public
These fields are optionally available:
  • count


# List all taxonomies.
$ wp taxonomy list --format=csv
nav_menu,"Navigation Menus",,nav_menu_item,,,
link_category,"Link Categories",,link,1,,

# List all taxonomies with 'post' object type.
$ wp taxonomy list --object_type=post --fields=name,public
| name        | public |
| category    | 1      |
| post_tag    | 1      |
| post_format | 1      |

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”, “docker-compose-run”, “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).
--exec=<php-code> Execute PHP code before running the command (may be used more than once).
--context=<context> Load WordPress in a given context.
--[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.