wp term list

Lists terms in a taxonomy.


List terms of one or more taxonomies
Filter by one or more fields (see get_terms() $args parameter for a list of fields).
Prints the value of a single field for each term.
Limit the output to specific object fields.
Render output in a particular format. -– default: table options: – table – csv – ids – json – count – yaml -–

Available Fields

These fields will be displayed by default for each term:
  • term_id
  • term_taxonomy_id
  • name
  • slug
  • description
  • parent
  • count
These fields are optionally available:
  • url


# List post categories
$ wp term list category --format=csv

# List post tags
$ wp term list post_tag --fields=name,slug
| name      | slug        |
| 8BIT      | 8bit        |
| alignment | alignment-2 |
| Articles  | articles    |
| aside     | aside       |

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.