wp theme update

Updates one or more themes.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

[<theme>…]
One or more themes to update.
[--all]
If set, all themes that have updates will be updated.
[--exclude=<theme-names>]
Comma separated list of theme names that should be excluded from updating.
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format.
---
default: table
options:
– table
– csv
– json
– summary
---
[--version=<version>]
If set, the theme will be updated to the specified version.
[--dry-run]
Preview which themes would be updated.

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

# Update multiple themes
$ wp theme update twentyfifteen twentysixteen
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentyfifteen.1.5.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentysixteen.1.2.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| name          | old_version | new_version | status  |
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
| twentyfifteen | 1.4         | 1.5         | Updated |
| twentysixteen | 1.1         | 1.2         | Updated |
+---------------+-------------+-------------+---------+
Success: Updated 2 of 2 themes.

# Exclude themes updates when bulk updating the themes
$ wp theme update --all --exclude=twentyfifteen
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/astra.1.0.5.1.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/twentyseventeen.1.2.zip...
Unpacking the update...
Installing the latest version...
Removing the old version of the theme...
Theme updated successfully.
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
| name            | status   | version | update_version |
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
| astra           | inactive | 1.0.1   | 1.0.5.1        |
| twentyseventeen | inactive | 1.1     | 1.2            |
+-----------------+----------+---------+----------------+
Success: Updated 2 of 2 themes.

# Update all themes
$ wp theme update --all

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GLOBAL PARAMETERS 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”, “vagrant”).
--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress install 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.