WP-CLI v2.8.1 Release Notes

A new release of 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/ is available as of today: WP-CLI v2.8.1. For this release, we had 3 contributors collaborate to get 7 pull requests merged. 

This is a hotfix release to fix 2 critical bugs with release v2.8.0.

Detailed change log


  • Release v2.8.1 [#556]
  • Update Composer lock file [#555]
  • Update wp-cli/search-replace-command to latest [#554]
  • Avoid fatal errors when pulling in the bundle with Requests v2 via Composer [#552]


  • Define WP_CLI_ROOT if needed [#5797]
  • Extract Requests out of Composer [#5796]


  • Fix search-replace for tables with composite primary keys [#183]


@brandonpayton, @danielbachhuber, @schlessera

#release, #v2-8-1