wp user update

Update an existing user.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

<user>…
The user login, user email or user ID of the user(s) to update.
[--user_pass=<password>]
A string that contains the plain text password for the user.
[--user_login=<login>]
A string that contains the user’s username for logging in.
[--user_nicename=<nice_name>]
A string that contains a URL-friendly name for the user. The default is the user’s username.
[--user_url=<url>]
A string containing the user’s URL for the user’s web site.
[--user_email=<email>]
A string containing the user’s email address.
[--display_name=<display_name>]
A string that will be shown on the site. Defaults to user’s username.
[--nickname=<nickname>]
The user’s nickname, defaults to the user’s username.
[--first_name=<first_name>]
The user’s first name.
[--last_name=<last_name>]
The user’s last name.
[--description=<description>]
A string containing content about the user.
[--rich_editing=<rich_editing>]
A string for whether to enable the rich editor or not. False if not empty.
[--user_registered=<yyyy-mm-dd-hh-ii-ss>]
The date the user registered.
[--role=<role>]
A string used to set the user’s role.
--<field>=<value>
One or more fields to update. For accepted fields, see wp_update_user().

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

# Update user
$ wp user update 123 --display_name=Mary --user_pass=marypass
Success: Updated user 123.

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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[=<plugin>] Skip loading all or some plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<theme>] Skip loading all or some 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; add verbosity to WP-CLI bootstrap.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.

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