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WP-CLI is a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress installations. You can update plugins, set up multisite installs and much more, without using a web browser.

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How to use command 'wp post create' in wp-cli properly?

I need to create a single post with title, content and excerpt with this command as it's described in the utility documentation. Could you please show me an example of how to use it? I couldn't find ...
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wp-cli only displays PHP version for all input options

I see the same output regardless which input parameters I pass to wp-cli. [tosh@server94]$ wp-cli.phar --info X-Powered-By: PHP/5.4.36 Content-type: text/html [tosh@server94]$ wp-cli.phar help cache ...
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How to fix old embeded iframes with WP-CLI search-replace

I want to change this: <iframe width="850" height="478" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4zH9Zca1vRM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> For this: https://www.youtu.be/...
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Wildcard for wp-cli search-replace

I'm trying to perform this search replace: wp search-replace 'http://stage.contraindicaciones.net/app/uploads/2015/{08,09}/' 'http://stage.contraindicaciones.net/app/uploads/2016/03/' But curly ...
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wp-cli: wp term generate xxxxx - Error: 'xxxxx' is not a registered taxonomy

I'm writing a WP CLI command which creates and updates taxonomies using wp_insert_term. Actions on my custom taxonomies are not accepted since they don't show up as registered. The wp-cli included ...
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What's a better workflow for database migration?

When asked to work on an existing WordPress Site, I generally take a copy of the whole site and work on it locally. For quite a few years I have used a script such as the following after importing the ...
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WP-CLI not setting page template with page_template=“template-name.php”

I'm having trouble setting the page template with wp-cli. According to this post, How do I set and list page_template with wpcli, it looks like: wp post create --post_type=page --page_template='...
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Wp-cli-ssh global installation problem [closed]

Global installation of wp-cli-ssh returns following error: $ composer global require x-team/wp-cli-ssh dev-master Changed current directory to /Users/name/.composer ./composer.json has been updated ...
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wp-cli with MAMP shows sh: mysql: command not found

I just installed wp-cli using homebrew and changed the PHP path in .bash_profile to below. export WP_CLI_PHP=/Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.6.10/bin/php export PATH=$PATH:/Applications/MAMP/Library/...
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WP CLI theme install. Install a private repo?

I have a bash script that installs and activates a theme like this: wp theme install https://bitbucket.org/organization/theme/get/master.zip --activate The problem is that it only works with public ...
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wp-cli: run post generate and post meta add together

I would like to generate a number of posts and attach the same featured image to all posts. wp post generate --count=20 wp post meta add <id> _thumbnail_id 215 But how can I run this two ...
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Correct file permissions for in-browser updates using WP-CLI

I installed WP using WP-CLI (i.e. on the command line on the remote server). I'd like to give another person the ability to change the theme, plugins, etc. using the standard WP admin browser ...
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How Can I setup WP CLI on Windows development machine running AMPPS?

I want to setup WP CLI. On the home page it says that it needs a UNIX like operating system. I am running windows 7 for development but I could probably setup a virtual Ubuntu box or something. Would ...
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DataBase connection problem with PHPUnit and WordPress

I'm trying to run PHPUnit to unittest a WordPress plugin, but the error below keeps showing up. Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or directory in /private/tmp/wordpress/wp-...
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Update BackupBuddy with WP-CLI

I've written a script that basically loops through all of the WP sites on our server and updates everything: core, plugins, themes. It does, however run into one issue: It will not update BackupBuddy....
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How can I add an RSS widget using WP-CLI?

I can add an rss widget with this command: wp widget add rss my-sidebar --title=News --items=5 But when I add a URL parameter, like this: wp widget add rss my-sidebar --title=News --items=5 --url=...
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How to move back a command in WP-CLI from wp shell?

Absolute beginner here... I'm familiarizing myself with WP-CLI, and I typed "wp shell" taking me to wp> (input box) How do I escape wp shell and go back to ["username" /home/public] (input box)? I'm ...
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How to change user_login with wp-cli?

How to change the username with wp-cli? This does not work: wp user update old_login --user-login=new_login
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Wrong output order when mixing WP_CLI::API and php-cli-tools

Fixed by WordPress update - cause unknown. I have a couple of plugins that use various custom WP-CLI commands I've written. I've copied then from one WordPress project – where it's working correctly ...
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PHP Parse error on WP-CLI, not on web server

I have a network of over a hundred sites and I try to use wp-cli to make bulk changes to many of these. Particularly to their wp_x_options table via wp --url=site.url option update However, wp ...
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How to perform WordPress backups using wp-cli?

I am relatively new to working with WordPress, but I am very comfortable with, and prefer to use the command line. I need to backup WordPress before performing a version upgrade. I came across wp-cli ...
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Is resetting post data necessary with custom WP_CLI commands?

Is it strictly necessary to call wp_reset_postdata(); in a WP CLI command? I am doing it out of habit but just wondered if the $post object needed to be reset.
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How to create a WP-CLI command with $_POST?

I would like to create a WP-CLI command for WordPress Database Reset plugin. In the main function it uses $_POST for the options but when running the command in cli they will not exist. How should ...
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how do you use Wp-cli on Shared Hosting? [closed]

I Have Godaddy Deluxe linux hosting it is shared server, so I don’t have the root password of the machine. I can create, move and delete files via SSH in my home folder but not in the root ...
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Wordpress test environment on windows

I'm new to TDD and want to set up a test environment for my wordpress plugin. I was able to find a sample plugin from wp-cli with the very useful script. It was very easy to write the first test ...
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wp-cli import theme sample data

i am trying to create an automated process of installing a wordpress site from scrach (no db, no user, no files, no settings) to the point were the site is up and it has it's own custom theme with the ...
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BackupBuddy WP CLI Invalid Profile Error

When I try to run a WordPress (3.8) backup of a site using wp-cli 10 alpha (site here) wp --info PHP binary: /usr/local/bin/php-5.3 PHP version: 5.3.5 php.ini used: /etc/php53/php.ini wp-cli ...
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wp-cli 0.14.1 MySQL error

I just updated to wp-cli 0.14.1 today and once again having a MySQL issue. I'm on Windows, Wampserver, and Cygwin. When I first updated to the last rev (0.14.0) I had a similar problem and wound up ...
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Jetpack Upgrade fails with WP CLI [closed]

Been trying to upgrade Jetpack from the admin for a few times on my site on a shared package with my hosted Dreamhost. It failed too often. I emailed on issues upgrading before and they suggested I ...
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Using wp-cli to Update WP Networks / Multisite from 3.5.1 to 3.8

I've been handed a WP Networks site that is running WP (Networks) 3.5.1 on RHEL 5.8 with about 40 sites attached to it. I see the need to update to 3.8. By background, I'm more familiar with ...
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All plugins deactivated. What could cause this?

I have an AWS server running four WordPress sites. All plugins have been deactivated on one of the sites and I cannot enable them. When I try enabling them in bulk, or individually, there is no ...
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WP-CLI works on non WP-CLI installed Wordpress instance?

I came across WP-CLI via the tutorial at http://centminmod.com/nginx_configure_wordpress_ffpc_plugin.html and was wondering does WP-CLI work on Wordpress instances which were NOT initially installed ...
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wp-cli doesn't find and wordpress installation

I wanted to try wp-cli, downloaded the phar and installed it by moving it to ~/bin which is in my path. Then wp --info works, but maybe shows insufficient information. (e.g. no php path, though it is ...
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How do I pass an array as an argument to a WP-CLI command?

I want to use WP-CLI to create some new posts with custom taxonomy terms assigned. The challenge is that wp_insert_post's tax_input argument only accepts arrays, which I would have to specify on the ...