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wp cli check-update - Check to see if there is a newer version of WP-CLI available.

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Queries the Github releases API. Returns available versions if there are updates available, or success message if using the latest release.

OPTIONS

[--patch]
Only list patch updates.
[--minor]
Only list minor updates.
[--major]
Only list major updates.
[--field=<field>]
Prints the value of a single field for each update.
[--fields=<fields>]
Limit the output to specific object fields. Defaults to version,update_type,package_url.
[--format=<format>]
Render output in a particular format. -– default: table options:
  • table
  • csv
  • json
  • count
  • yaml -–

EXAMPLES

# Check for update.
$ wp cli check-update
Success: WP-CLI is at the latest version.

# Check for update and new version is available.
$ wp cli check-update
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| version | update_type | package_url                                                                   |
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| 0.24.1  | patch       | https://github.com/wp-cli/wp-cli/releases/download/v0.24.1/wp-cli-0.24.1.phar |
+---------+-------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------+