WP-CLI is the official command line tool for interacting with and managing your WordPress Northern Ireland installation in command line.

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

The current stable release is available from wp-cli.org

WordPress Core

wp core check-update Check the current version of WordPress

wp core update Update WordPress to the latest version


wp plugin list List all plugins

Updating plugins

wp plugin update --all Update all plugins

wp plugin update X Update Plugin ‘X’

Activating/Deactivating Plugins

wp plugin activate X Activate plugin ‘X’

wp plugin deactivate X Activate plugin ‘X’


Core language packs

wp language core list List core languages

wp language core update Update core lanuages

Plugin language packs

wp language plugin list List core languages

wp language plugin update --all Update core languages