WP-CLI

A command line interface for WordPress

Commands » server

wp server - Launch PHP’s built-in web server for this specific WordPress installation.

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Uses php -S to launch a web server serving the WordPress webroot. <http://php.net/manual/en/features.commandline.webserver.php>

OPTIONS

[--host=<host>]
The hostname to bind the server to. -– default: localhost -–
[--port=<port>]
The port number to bind the server to. -– default: 8080 -–
[--docroot=<path>]
The path to use as the document root.
[--config=<file>]
Configure the server with a specific .ini file.

EXAMPLES

# Make the instance available on any address (with port 8080)
$ wp server --host=0.0.0.0
PHP 5.6.9 Development Server started at Tue May 24 01:27:11 2016
Listening on http://0.0.0.0:8080
Document root is /
Press Ctrl-C to quit.

# Run on port 80 (for multisite)
$ sudo wp server --host=localhost.localdomain --port=80
PHP 5.6.9 Development Server started at Tue May 24 01:30:06 2016
Listening on http://localhost1.localdomain1:8080
Document root is /
Press Ctrl-C to quit.

# Configure the server with a specific .ini file
$ wp server --config=development.ini
PHP 7.0.9 Development Server started at Mon Aug 22 12:09:04 2016
Listening on http://localhost:8080
Document root is /
Press Ctrl-C to quit.