WP-CLI

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wp plugin install - Install a plugin.

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OPTIONS

<plugin|zip|url>…
A plugin slug, the path to a local zip file, or URL to a remote zip file.
[--version=<version>]
If set, get that particular version from wordpress.org, instead of the stable version.
[--force]
If set, the command will overwrite any installed version of the plugin, without prompting for confirmation.
[--activate]
If set, the plugin will be activated immediately after install.
[--activate-network]
If set, the plugin will be network activated immediately after install

EXAMPLES

# 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.

# Install the development version from wordpress.org
$ wp plugin install bbpress --version=dev
Installing bbPress (Development Version)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/bbpress.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install from a local zip file
$ wp plugin install ../my-plugin.zip
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Install from a remote zip file
$ wp plugin install http://s3.amazonaws.com/bucketname/my-plugin.zip?AWSAccessKeyId=123&amp;Expires=456&amp;Signature=abcdef
Downloading install package from http://s3.amazonaws.com/bucketname/my-plugin.zip?AWSAccessKeyId=123&amp;Expires=456&amp;Signature=abcdef
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Plugin installed successfully.
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Update from a remote zip file
$ wp plugin install https://github.com/envato/wp-envato-market/archive/master.zip --force
Downloading install package from https://github.com/envato/wp-envato-market/archive/master.zip
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Renamed Github-based project from 'wp-envato-market-master' to 'wp-envato-market'.
Plugin updated successfully
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.

# Forcefully re-install all installed plugins
$ wp plugin install $(wp plugin list --field=name) --force
Installing Akismet (3.1.11)
Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/akismet.3.1.11.zip...
Unpacking the package...
Installing the plugin...
Removing the old version of the plugin...
Plugin updated successfully
Success: Installed 1 of 1 plugins.