Installs one or more themes.
- One or more themes to install. Accepts a theme slug, the path to a local zip file, or a URL to a remote zip file.
- If set, get that particular version from wordpress.org, instead of the stable version.
- If set, the command will overwrite any installed version of the theme, without prompting for confirmation.
- If set, the theme will be activated immediately after install.
- Retry downloads without certificate validation if TLS handshake fails. Note: This makes the request vulnerable to a MITM attack.
# Install the latest version from wordpress.org and activate $ wp theme install twentysixteen --activate Installing Twenty Sixteen (1.2) Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentysixteen.1.2.zip... Unpacking the package... Installing the theme... Theme installed successfully. Activating 'twentysixteen'... Success: Switched to 'Twenty Sixteen' theme. # Install from a local zip file $ wp theme install ../my-theme.zip # Install from a remote zip file $ wp theme install http://s3.amazonaws.com/bucketname/my-theme.zip?AWSAccessKeyId=123&Expires=456&Signature=abcdef
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”, “docker-compose-run”, “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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