PHP Fatal Error Uncaught Error Call to undefined function exec - WP-CLI Not Working: Call to undefined function exec()

WP-CLI Not Working: Call to undefined function exec()

For some operations such as database export, WP-CLI uses PHP exec() function which is disabled on most shared hosting servers. So if you do wp db export and no file was created, make sure to check your error_log file and if you notice this error: PHP Fatal Error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function exec() … Read full article →

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 →

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 →

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:

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 →

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 →

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 →

wp gatsby netlify - WordPress to Gatsby on netlify ☄️

WordPress to Gatsby on netlify ☄️

When migrating from WordPress CMS to another CMS there are a couple of ways to easily export all your posts and media files: In this guide we will be using the WPGraphQL plugin and Netlify to deploy a Gatsby website. Step 1. Fork the gatsbyjs/gatsby-starter-wordpress-blog repo on Github Step 2. Edit the gatsby-config.js file and … Read full article →

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 full article →