Use the WP-CLI command line tool

WP-CLI is the command-line interface for WordPress. You can update plugins, configure multisite installs and much more, without using a Web browser. It is already included with the Bitnami solution so you can start using it easily. In order to check that everything is working properly, you can run the info command:

$ sudo wp cli info

NOTE: The wp utility is also included in the system path so you can run the command without specifying the whole path to the file.

Useful commands

To update WordPress using WP-CLI, you need to allow WP-CLI to perform the operation as the root user, as shown below:

$ sudo wp core update

To disable all WordPress plugins using WP-CLI, use the command shown below:

$ sudo wp plugin deactivate --all
Last modification April 5, 2023