Launches PHP's built-in web server for a specific WordPress installation.
php -S to launch a web server serving the WordPress webroot.
Importantly, PHP’s built-in web server doesn’t support
.htaccess files. If this is a requirement, please use a more advanced web server.
- The hostname to bind the server to.
- The port number to bind the server to.
- The path to use as the document root. If the path global parameter is set, the default value is it.
- Configure the server with a specific .ini file.
# Make the instance available on any address (with port 8080) $ wp server --host=0.0.0.0 PHP 5.6.9 Development Server started at Tue May 24 01:27:11 2016 Listening on http://0.0.0.0:8080 Document root is / Press Ctrl-C to quit. # Run on port 80 (for multisite) $ wp server --host=localhost.localdomain --port=80 PHP 5.6.9 Development Server started at Tue May 24 01:30:06 2016 Listening on http://localhost1.localdomain1:80 Document root is / Press Ctrl-C to quit. # Configure the server with a specific .ini file $ wp server --config=development.ini PHP 7.0.9 Development Server started at Mon Aug 22 12:09:04 2016 Listening on http://localhost:8080 Document root is / Press Ctrl-C to quit.
GLOBAL PARAMETERS GLOBAL PARAMETERS
These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.
||Path to the WordPress files.|
||Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.|
||Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “docker-compose-run”, “vagrant”).|
||Perform operation against a remote WordPress installation over HTTP.|
||Set the WordPress user.|
||Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.|
||Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of themes.|
||Skip loading all installed packages.|
||Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).|
||Execute PHP code before running the command (may be used more than once).|
||Load WordPress in a given context.|
||Whether to colorize the output.|
||Show all PHP errors and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.|
||Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.|
||Suppress informational messages.|
Command documentation is regenerated at every release. To add or update an example, please submit a pull request against the corresponding part of the codebase.