This article describes how to manually install the WP-CLI (WordPress Command Line Interface) tool on your hosting account.
To install WP-CLI on your account, follow these steps:
cd ~ curl -k -L https://raw.github.com/wp-cli/builds/gh-pages/phar/wp-cli.phar > wp-cli.phar
To verify that the WP-CLI file runs correctly, type the following command:
php wp-cli.phar --info
To set up an alias for the WP-CLI executable, type the following command. Replace username with the account username:
echo 'alias wp="php /home/username/wp-cli.phar"' >> ~/.bashrc
To make the new alias take effect immediately, type the following command:
For more information about WP-CLI, please visit http://wp-cli.org.