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 →

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 →

Delete unused images in WordPress using WP CLI - Delete unused images in WordPress using WP CLI

Delete unused images in WordPress using WP CLI

This small script uses a for loop to delete one post ID at a time, it will go through the database and list all media files uploaded in the provided data range that are not used inside posts. Change the date range according to your needs.

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 →

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 →

how to install wpcli on cpanel shared hosting - Install WP-CLI on cPanel shared hosting

Install WP-CLI on cPanel shared hosting

If you have root-level access to the server you can follow this guide to install WP CLI on your WHM/cPanel server: https://blog.cpanel.com/wp-cli-install-and-manage-wordpress-on-the-command-line/ If you don’t have access to the root account nor can run sudo, but still have a user/level access to the terminal like from the cPanel terminal let’s say, then you can still … Read full article →