wp scaffold underscores

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The slug for the new theme, used for prefixing functions.
Activate the newly downloaded theme.
Enable the newly downloaded theme for the entire network.
What to put in the ‘Theme Name:’ header in ‘style.css’.
What to put in the ‘Author:’ header in ‘style.css’.
What to put in the ‘Author URI:’ header in ‘style.css’.
Include stylesheets as SASS.
Include WooCommerce boilerplate files.
Overwrite files that already exist.

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# Generate a theme with name "Sample Theme" and author "John Doe"
$ wp scaffold _s sample-theme --theme_name="Sample Theme" --author="John Doe"
Success: Created theme 'Sample Theme'.

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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.