wp plugin

See the WordPress Plugin Handbook developer resource for more information on plugins.


# Activate plugin
$ wp plugin activate hello
Plugin 'hello' activated.
Success: Activated 1 of 1 plugins.

# Deactivate plugin
$ wp plugin deactivate hello
Plugin 'hello' deactivated.
Success: Deactivated 1 of 1 plugins.

# Delete plugin
$ wp plugin delete hello
Deleted 'hello' plugin.
Success: Deleted 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install the latest version from wordpress.org and activate
$ wp plugin install bbpress --activate
Installing bbPress (2.5.9)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.2.5.9.zip...
Using cached file '/home/vagrant/.wp-cli/cache/plugin/bbpress-2.5.9.zip'...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Activating 'bbpress'...
Plugin 'bbpress' activated.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

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Name Description
wp plugin activate

Activates one or more plugins.

wp plugin deactivate

Deactivates one or more plugins.

wp plugin delete

Deletes plugin files without deactivating or uninstalling.

wp plugin get

Gets details about an installed plugin.

wp plugin install

Installs one or more plugins.

wp plugin is-active

Checks if a given plugin is active.

wp plugin is-installed

Checks if a given plugin is installed.

wp plugin list

Gets a list of plugins.

wp plugin path

Gets the path to a plugin or to the plugin directory.

wp plugin search

Searches the WordPress.org plugin directory.

wp plugin status

Reveals the status of one or all plugins.

wp plugin toggle

Toggles a plugin’s activation state.

wp plugin uninstall

Uninstalls one or more plugins.

wp plugin update

Updates one or more plugins.

wp plugin verify-checksums

Verifies plugin files against WordPress.org’s checksums.