Welcome to WP-CLI!
WP-CLI is the official command line tool for interacting with and managing your WordPress sites.
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Here are some helpful guides and resources for using WP-CLI.
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- Installing – Recommended and alternative installation mechanisms.
- Quick start – Where to begin after you’ve installed WP-CLI for the first time.
- Running commands remotely – Learn how to remotely control multiple servers at once.
- Commands cookbook – The full 101 how commands work, writing your own, and sharing them with the world.
- Common issues and their fixes – In case of fire, break glass.
- External resources – Blog posts, slides and videos from users.
- Global parameters – Variables defining how a command is executed, including which WordPress user the command is run as and which WordPress instance the command is run against.
- Built-in commands – Commands included in every copy of WP-CLI.
- Internal API – Stable utilities considered safe to use in community commands.
- Documentation standards – Standards for annotating WP-CLI commands.
- Hosting companies – List of hosting companies where WP-CLI is installed by default.
- Shell friends – Helpful shortcuts for bash and zsh.
- Integrated tools – Plugins, wrappers, and other projects that integrate with WP-CLI in some form.
- Bug reports – Help ensure your issue is resolved in a timely manner.
- Contributing – An introduction to the contributing process.
- Ideas – Up-vote existing ideas or submit your own.
- Governance – Summary of those behind WP-CLI.
- Implementation details – Catalog of historical design decisions.
- Philosophy – Guidelines which inform project scope, command organization, and behavior.
- Pull requests – Submit your first bug fix or new feature.
- Release checklist – Tasks performed during the process of tagging a release.
- Roadmap – Where WP-CLI is going in the future.
- Plugin unit tests – How to set up and run PHPUnit tests for a WordPress plugin.
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