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# Activate plugin
$ wp plugin activate hello-dolly
Plugin 'hello-dolly' activated.
Success: Activated 1 of 1 plugins.

# Deactivate plugin
$ wp plugin deactivate hello-dolly
Plugin 'hello-dolly' deactivated.
Success: Deactivated 1 of 1 plugins.

# Delete plugin
$ wp plugin delete hello-dolly
Deleted 'hello-dolly' plugin.
Success: Deleted 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install the latest version from wordpress.org and activate
$ wp plugin install bbpress --activate
Installing bbPress (2.5.9)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.2.5.9.zip...
Using cached file '/home/vagrant/.wp-cli/cache/plugin/bbpress-2.5.9.zip'...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Activating 'bbpress'...
Plugin 'bbpress' activated.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.


Name Description
activate Activate a plugin.
deactivate Deactivate a plugin.
delete Delete plugin files without deactivating or uninstalling.
get Get details about an installed plugin.
install Install a plugin.
is-installed Check if the plugin is installed.
list Get a list of plugins.
path Get the path to a plugin or to the plugin directory.
search Search the WordPress.org plugin directory.
status See the status of one or all plugins.
toggle Toggle a plugin's activation state.
uninstall Uninstall a plugin.
update Update one or more plugins.