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WP Installer CLI Command

Quick links: Using | Installing | Contributing


This package implements the following commands:

wp installer install

Install WordPress Core

wp installer install <dest> [--base_path=<path>] [--base_url=<url>] [--multisite] [--dbuser=<user>] [--dbpass=<pass>] [--dbhost=<host>] [--admin_user] [--admin_password] [--admin_email]


	The destination for the new WordPress install.

	Optional path to the installation.

	Base URL that sites will be subdirectories of

	Convert the install to a Multisite installation.

	Database username

	Database password

	Database host

	Admin username

	Admin password

	Admin email

wp installer uninstall

Uninstall the given WordPress install.

wp installer uninstall <dest> [--base_path=<path>]


	The site that should be uninstalled.

	Base path that all sites are installed in


Installing this package requires WP-CLI v0.23.0 or greater. Update to the latest stable release with wp cli update.

Once you've done so, you can install this package with wp package install matt/wp-installer.


We appreciate you taking the initiative to contribute to this project.

Contributing isn’t limited to just code. We encourage you to contribute in the way that best fits your abilities, by writing tutorials, giving a demo at your local meetup, helping other users with their support questions, or revising our documentation.

Reporting a bug

Think you’ve found a bug? We’d love for you to help us get it fixed.

Before you create a new issue, you should search existing issues to see if there’s an existing resolution to it, or if it’s already been fixed in a newer version.

Once you’ve done a bit of searching and discovered there isn’t an open or fixed issue for your bug, please create a new issue with the following:

  1. What you were doing (e.g. "When I run wp post list").
  2. What you saw (e.g. "I see a fatal about a class being undefined.").
  3. What you expected to see (e.g. "I expected to see the list of posts.")

Include as much detail as you can, and clear steps to reproduce if possible.

Creating a pull request

Want to contribute a new feature? Please first open a new issue to discuss whether the feature is a good fit for the project.

Once you've decided to commit the time to seeing your pull request through, please follow our guidelines for creating a pull request to make sure it's a pleasant experience:

  1. Create a feature branch for each contribution.
  2. Submit your pull request early for feedback.
  3. Include functional tests with your changes. Read the WP-CLI documentation for an introduction.
  4. Follow the WordPress Coding Standards.

This is generated dynamically from the project's codebase using wp scaffold package-readme (doc). To suggest changes, please submit a pull request against the corresponding part of the codebase.