create wpcli aliases - Create WP-CLI Aliases

Create WP-CLI Aliases

IF you use the same commands often you can save them as aliases so that you have them always available. For example, the following commands will check if WP core, installed plugins and themes have updates available: You can combine the commands into a one-liner: and you can create an alias for this command: so … Read full article →

New Ways to Change active WordPress theme - Different Ways to Change active WordPress theme

Different Ways to Change active WordPress theme

Here are a few ways you can change the active theme in WordPress: Using WP Dashboard Using the WordPress Administration Screens: You can change the active theme by going to the “Appearance” -> “Themes” page in the WordPress Administration Screens and selecting a new theme. Using functions.php or a custom plugin Using the wp_set_theme function: … Read full article →

wp package install - Install a WP-CLI Package

Install a WP-CLI Package

Packages can be installed to add functionality to WP-CLI, for example wp-cli/wp-super-cache-cli package will add functions for managing WP Super Cache plugin from the terminal. Here is a list of My favourite packages from the wp-cli/package-index: billerickson/wp-cli-plugin-install-missing install any plugins that are “active” but not installed binarygary/db-checkpoint create quick db snapshots for development purposes jaywood/jw-wpcli-random-posts … Read full article →

wp core - Reinstall WordPress Core using WP-CLI

Reinstall WordPress Core using WP-CLI

We recently made a list of the most useful WP-CLI commands with examples and how to fix the most common WPCLI errors but there are a lot of maintenance tasks that can be done with WP-CLI that We haven’t included in this list. One of those tasks is reinstalling WordPress Core using WP-CLI. Step 1. … Read full article →

Download older Plugin Versions from WordPress.org  - Download older Plugin Versions from WordPress.org

Download older Plugin Versions from WordPress.org

You can download older versions of any plugin hosted on WordPress.org directly from the website or from WP-CLI. To download older plugin versions from WordPress.org click on the Advanced view link scroll down to the end of the page and under Previous Versions select the version that you would like to download. that’s it! Another … Read full article →

create a new wp admin users - 5 Easy ways to Create a WordPress Admin user

5 Easy ways to Create a WordPress Admin user

Here are five different methods to create a new WordPress Admin user. In all of the examples below I will use the following username/password combination, so make sure to change it before running any of the commands: username123 change username123 with your username password123 change password123 with your password [email protected] change [email protected] with your email … Read full article →

Reset WordPress password from the command line - Reset WordPress password from the command line

Reset WordPress password from the command line

1. log in to the MySQL: mysql -u root -p; 2. Select the database: use database_name; 3. List all users: select * from wp_users\G 4. Change the password for the user you require: UPDATE wp_users SET user_pass=MD5(‘new_password_here’) where ID=user_id_here;

wpcli autocomplete - Setup tab completions for WP-CLI

Setup tab completions for WP-CLI

Tab completion is a useful time-saving feature of command line interfaces. To enable tab completion for WP-CLI We need to edit the ~/.bash_profile file. Step 1. In your home directory download WP-CLI tab completion file Step 2. Edit your ~/.bash_profile and add the following line: source ~/wp-completion.bash Save and exit. Step 3. Source the profile … Read full article →

wpcli shortcodes - List all shortcodes from all WordPress posts with WPCLI

List all shortcodes from all WordPress posts with WPCLI

If you used shortcodes from a certain plugin or a theme and then stop using either one, then chances are that you still have shortcodes that no longer translate into anything. In this guide We will be using WP CLI Shortcode scrapper package to find all shortcodes in the database. This command works by searching … Read full article →