WP-CLI v2.7.1 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 v2.7.1. For this release, we had 4 contributors collaborate to get 12 pull requests merged. 

As always, big thanks to the WP-CLI sponsors that make the continued maintenance possible. 

This is a patch release to fix a few regressions that were introduced with release v2.7.0.

Detailed change log

To avoid too much noise in the list above, the following types of pull requests have been omitted:

  • PRs that only bumped dependencies to their latest version.
  • PRs that only fixed a typo in the documentation.
  • PRs that add an allow-plugins rule to Composer


  • Avoid deleting TinyMCE themes/plugins by using more precise check [#215]


  • Fix 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. 8.1 fatal error with --orderby=size and --size_format=mb [#230]


  • Avoid throwing error when excluding missing 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 [#332]


  • Use empty string default value for flags to safeguard the use of explode() [#169]


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