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 more

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 more

Install WP CLI in cPanel with CageFS - Install WP-CLI in cPanel with CageFS

Install WP-CLI in cPanel with CageFS

In this guide, I talked about adding WP-CLI to your system, but if you use cPanel with CloudLinux, you also need to include it in CageFS so that all users can access the wp command. First, download the WP-CLI command inside /usr/local/bin Add WP-CLI path to CageFS: and inside add: save the file, then update … Read more

wpcli custom php version - Download WP-CLI & set custom PHP Version

Download WP-CLI & set custom PHP Version

Recently I was migrating a website from GoDaddy shared hosting using WP-CLI and noticed the PHP version in cli was outdated. Here is how to install WP-CLI and set custom PHP version for the cli. Setup WP-CLI To download WP cli: To run it use php wp-cli.phar To make it easier to call We’ll rename … Read more

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 password reset - Reset WordPress user password using WP-CLI

Reset WordPress user password using WP-CLI

In this guide We’ll cover how to reset a WordPress user password using WP-CLI. Step 1. Ensure WP-CLI is installed and you are in the website directory run the following command to check if you are in the right folder: Step 2. List all users and note user_login for the user Step 3. Replace the … Read more

wpcli regex search - Use Regex with WP CLI to 🔎 Search & Replace in Database

Use Regex with WP CLI to 🔎 Search & Replace in Database

When cleaning websites that have large databases, regular text editors can’t even open the database dumps (Notepad++ supports files up to 2GB in size). So to run a search and replace on large database dumps I suggest using regex-replace line-by-line in PHP, or setting up WPCLI and running regex search & replace. Here is a … Read more

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 more

Delete inactive Plugins and Themes using WPCLI - Delete inactive WordPress Plugins and Themes using WPCLI

Delete inactive WordPress Plugins and Themes using WPCLI

Deleting all inactive WordPress themes and plugins from your website is a recommended security practice. Even when deactivated, old, insecure plugins and themes might still pose a threat to the security of your WordPress website. Here are oneliners to remove inactive themes and plugins from your WordPress website using WP-CLI. List all inactive WordPress themes: Delete … Read more