wp post delete

OPTIONS OPTIONS

<id>…
One or more IDs of posts to delete.
[–force]
Skip the trash bin.
[–defer-term-counting]
Recalculate term count in batch, for a performance boost.

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

Delete and move to trash. Delete and move to trash.

wp post delete 123
Success: Deleted post 123.

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Delete permanently without moving into trash. Delete permanently without moving into trash.

wp post delete 123 --force
Success: Trashed post 1164.

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Delete all posts Delete all posts

wp post list --field=ID | xargs -n1 -I % wp post delete %

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Delete all posts without moving into trash. Delete all posts without moving into trash.

wp post list --field=ID | xargs -n1 -I % wp post delete % --force

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Delete all custom post types Delete all custom post types

wp post list --field=ID --post-type="my-post-type" | xargs -n1 -I % wp post delete %

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Delete all custom post types without moving into trash. Delete all custom post types without moving into trash.

wp post list --field=ID --post-type="my-post-type" | xargs -n1 -I % wp post delete % --force

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GLOBAL PARAMETERS GLOBAL PARAMETERS

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

ArgumentDescription
--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-packagesSkip loading all installed packages.
--require=<path>Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).
--[no-]colorWhether 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.
--quietSuppress informational messages.
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