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Install WordPress, Plugins, and Themes from Github

Installing WordPress core files, Plugin and themes from Github( open source Project hosting service for developers). If you want to run WordPress by using command line , here is a site for you to help you . Now , you  can install Core WordPress, Plugins, and themes from Github repository.  Lets look at the things to install Core WordPress from GitHub. You can directly clone it from the github WordPress page.


Else you can download the  PHAR file from here.  and  copy the file to your desired installation directory.  and open your command prompt and open the directory where you placed the WordPress.PHAR file .

You can do this work with  Curl by the following line of code.

curl -L > wp-cli.phar

Before moving to installation, check whether the file is working one or not.

php wp-cli.phar --info


Now we are ready to begin install WordPress.

composer create-project wp-cli/wp-cli --no-dev

Than it will started installing WP-cli on your path.


Then run wp-cli/bin/wp.bat or add wp-cli/bin folder to PATH for global wp command.

Here is some Available commands for WordPress Command line working.

wp blog create|delete
wp core download|config|is-installed|install|install-network|version|update|update-db
wp db create|drop|reset|optimize|repair|connect|cli|query|export|import
wp cache add|decr|delete|flush|get|incr|replace|set|type
wp comment create|delete|trash|untrash|spam|unspam|approve|unapprove|count|status|last 
wp eval-file

To install a plugin ,  write command like the following line

wp plugin install hello-dolly

Te same way you can install themes too.

wp theme status

The above one get you the current theme  status and details of the theme.

See ‘wp help <command>’ for more specific command.


About Varadharaj V

The founder of Kvcodes, Varadharaj V is an ERP Analyst and a Web developer specializing in WordPress(WP), WP Theme development, WP Plugin development, Frontaccounting(FA), Sales, Purchases, Inventory, Ledgers, Payroll & HRM, CRM, FA Core Customization, PHP and Data Analyst. Database Management Advance Level

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