wp comment generate

in this article we are going to learn how to use WP comment generate CLI command.

Basically WP comment generate command is used to create dummy comments.


How many comments to generate?

default: 100
Assign comments to a specific post.
Render output in a particular format.

default: progress
– progress
– ids


# Generate comments for the given post.
$ wp comment generate --format=ids --count=3 --post_id=123
138 139 140

# Add meta to every generated comment.
$ wp comment generate --format=ids --count=3 | xargs -d ' ' -I % wp comment meta add % foo bar
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.
Success: Added custom field.

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These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.

Argument Description
--path=<path> Path to the WordPress files.
--url=<url> Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.
--ssh=[<scheme>:][<user>@]<host\|container>[:<port>][<path>] Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “vagrant”).
--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress installation over HTTP.
--user=<id\|login\|email> Set the WordPress user.
--skip-plugins[=<plugins>] Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<themes>] Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of themes.
--skip-packages Skip loading all installed packages.
--require=<path> Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).
--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.
--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.