Version 1.1.0 released

Happy releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. day!

Today, I’m excited to bring you WP-CLIWP-CLI WP-CLI is the Command Line Interface for WordPress, used to do administrative and development tasks in a programmatic way. The project page is http://wp-cli.org/ https://make.wordpress.org/cli/ v1.1.0, chock full of enhancements and bug fixes.

Want to get props in the next release? There are a few projects we’ll be working on:

And, in case you missed it: I’m looking for help maintaining WP-CLI (paid opportunity, commitment of 5-10 hours/week). Know someone who might fit? Email daniel@handbuilt.co or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” ‘danielbachhuber’ on the WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

Everything in 1.1.0

Command improvements:

  • wp cache *:
    • Explicitly sets default cache group as ‘default’ to replicate WordPress’ behavior [#3714]
  • wp cache type:
    • Detects W3 Total Cache object cache [#3637]
  • wp (comment|post|user) list:
    • Magically parses CSV values for any argument with double underscore [#3726, #3744]
  • wp core config:
    • Introduces --force parameter for overwriting existing wp-config.php file [#3706]
  • wp core is-installed:
    • Prevents error notice from wp_guess_url() when coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. isn’t installed [#3711]
  • wp core language install:
    • Passes $wp_version through to translations_api() so that WordPress reports the correct language download file [#3748]
  • wp core update:
    • Supports --version=(nightly|trunk), which will download the latest nightly build [#3645]
  • wp core update-db:
    • Updates wpmu_upgrade_site option for all networks, not just current, to ensure the admin notice is dismissed [#3659]
  • wp db *:
    • Runs help at the same point as the command, to enable wp help db import to be run when WordPress has been downloaded, a wp-config.php has been created, but WordPress hasn’t yet been installed [#3780]
  • wp db cli:
    • Makes it possible to pass arguments through to the mysql executable [#3745]
  • wp db export:
    • Appends a random hash to generated SQL file to help mitigate database files from being accessible at predictable URLs [#3765]
  • wp media regenerate:
    • Support generating thumbnails for ‘application/pdf’ for WordPress 4.7+ [#3768]
  • wp plugin install:
    • Correctly installs ZIPs uploaded to the GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ release page for a project [#3776]
    • Displays error message when a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party cannot be installed due to write permissions [#3764]
  • wp scaffold plugin:
    • Ignores multisite.xml.dist in scaffolded .distignore [#3677]
  • wp scaffold plugin-tests:
    • Opts-in to container-based infrastructure on Travis [#3739]
    • Supports PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. 7.1 and PHPUnit 5.7 when scaffolding .travis.yml [#3758]
    • Updates GitLab template to run WPCS tests [#3772]
  • wp scaffold (plugin-tests|theme-tests):
    • Validates plugin/theme slug to prevent you from scaffolding tests into an unexpected directory [#3666]
  • wp scaffold _s:
    • Validates theme slug earlier to provide a more understandable error [#3724]
  • wp search-replace:
    • Supports passing regex modifiers [#3639]
    • Only skips replacement when array is a reference to an existing array [#3708, #3713]
  • wp server:
    • Sets the path global parameter as docroot [#3700]
  • wp site create:
    • Replicates core logic for creating $newdomain and $path to form proper path then global $base isn’t ‘/’ [#3688]
  • wp site option list:
    • Adds --site_id=<id> filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. [#3769]
  • wp theme install:
    • Uses httpHTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. cacher when automatically installing a parent theme [#3689]
  • wp theme mod get:
    • Introduces --field=<field> argument for fetching a particular field [#3644]

Framework enhancements:

  • Updates Composer-based dependencies to latest [#3638, #3676#3678, #3698, #3720, #3786]
  • Ensures passed positionals take precedent over defaults defined in wp-cli.yml [#3648]
  • WP_CLI::runcommand() correctly persists current process’ environment variables [#3683, #3730]
  • Removes backslashes from display of path when destination folder already exists [#3691]
  • Globalizes wp-config.php variables to local scope too, enabling WordPress to properly change $table_prefix in multisiteMultisite Multisite is a WordPress feature which allows users to create a network of sites on a single WordPress installation. Available since WordPress version 3.0, Multisite is a continuation of WPMU or WordPress Multiuser project. WordPress MultiUser project was discontinued and its features were included into WordPress core.https://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network. [#3695]
  • Adds global parameters to bash completion [#3697]
  • Permits dots to be used in aliases [#3705]
  • Introduce a Behat step for replacing a string in a file [#3712]

Contributors to this release (pull requests, documentation, and package authors): amqbgeihsgt, danielbachhuberedpittol, ernilambargreatislanderinderpreet99, louisremilwhmetodiew, migueldemoura, miya0001mmcev106, nikschavan, ntwbnylenocean90ramoonusrosswintleszepeviktortrepmalwestonruter

You can browse the full list of resolved issues on Github.