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

curl -O || wget

Step 2. Edit your ~/.bash_profile

nano ~/.bash_profile

and add the following line: source ~/wp-completion.bash

Save and exit.

Step 3. Source the profile file by running

source ~/.bash_profile

That’s it, now at the terminal just type wp and hit Tab twice to see all tab completions.

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