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 CLI Tips and Tricks - WP-CLI Tips and Tricks

WP-CLI Tips and Tricks

Here are a few WP-CLI tricks and tips that might be useful: Aliases Use aliases to make commands shorter and easier to remember. You can use the –alias=<alias> flag when defining a command to specify a shorter alias for the command. For example, if you use a command wp my-command: you could define a command … 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 →

Bulk Delete Millions of WooCommerce Products using WP CLI - 🗑️ Bulk Delete WooCommerce Products with WP CLI

🗑️ Bulk Delete WooCommerce Products with WP CLI

Here are a few useful one-liners that you can use to quickly remove all WooCommerce products from your store. Another approach: PRO TIP:If you are considering deleting items in WooCommerce, please be aware that this action cannot be undone. Once you have deleted an item, it will be permanently gone from your store. Before taking … Read full article →

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 full article →

Reinstall WordPress Core using WP CLI - Reinstall WordPress Core using WP-CLI

Reinstall WordPress Core using WP-CLI

Useful WP-CLI commands that I use when cleaning hacked WordPress websites in order to reinstall WP core, all themes, and plugins from WordPress.org

Reinstall all WordPress plugins using WP CLI - Reinstall all WordPress plugins using WP-CLI

Reinstall all WordPress plugins using WP-CLI

Here is a convenient WP-CLI command that I use when cleaning hacked WordPress websites in order to reinstall all plugins from WordPress.org It consists of two commands: get a list of all active plugins, then force reinstall for each plugin. To reinstall all WordPress themes in the same manner use:

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 →