What is WP-CLI?

WP-CLi is the command-line interface for WordPress. You can update plugins, configure install and much more, without using a web browser.

Okay, so what does that mean?

  • No need to use the wp-admin interface
  • What you can do in the wp-admin you can do with WP-CLI ( probably )
  • Feel pretty awesome because you’re not using a mouse 🙂

WP-CLI installation

WP-CLI useful commands

  • $ wp cli info – Gives your info about the cli
  • $ wp cli cache clear – Removes all cached files
  • $ wp cli cache prune – Remove all cached files exept for the newest version of each one.
  • $ wp plugin list – Gives a list with all installed plugins
  • $ wp theme list – Gives a list with all installed themes
  • $ wp config set WP_DEBUG true – Sets WP_DEBUG to true
  • . . . 


There is sooooo muuuuccchh more!