You can manage many facets of a site using the command line interface (CLI.) Learn about the WP CLI and how it can help you.
- [Narrator] In the computing world of today, … computers are dominated by graphic user interfaces. … And yet, in programming, … the command line interface retains popularity. … With decades of development behind graphic interfaces, … why does the command line still get cited … as a practical tool for web development? … At the beginning of computing, … everything was done via the command line. … There were no graphic interfaces. … So everything had to be done by commands. … From a technical perspective, … everything is still done by command. … At some level, … your complicated graphic interface … issues a command to perform the described task … when you activate options … in its interface. … For complicated manipulations, … the graphical UI can be a time saver. … But the graphical UI makes choices … about what tasks you can and can't complete. … Commands are more direct manipulations of the computer. … They can be changed together … to create more complex actions, … and they have minimal overhead, …
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know1m 1s
1. Preparing Your Site for Migration
2. Migration Tools
3. Migration Plugins
4. Common Problems and Solutions
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