WP-CLI now coming preinstalled on all SiteGround Servers!


We’re excited to announce that a new WordPress tool has been added to our servers. WordPress users who love command line will be happy to find WP-CLI pre-installed on all SiteGround accounts.

WP-CLI allows you to do multiple things like updating your WordPress, installing themes and plugins, setting up multiple sites, etc., and all that without using a web browser. To take advantage of the tool you don’t need to install anything yourself. Simply login to your account via SSH, navigate to the folder of your WordPress installation and start typing management commands – it’s that simple!

To learn how to use WP-CLI you can refer to our WP-CLI tutorial. Additionally, you can find a full list of WP-CLI commands on their official website.

SSH can be easily enabled for all SiteGround accounts through your cPanel. For detailed instructions refer to the following tutorial: How to enable SSH for your account.

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  1. Reply July 11, 2013 / 03:01 ScottSiteGround Team

    Very cool feature! I'll be checking that out :)

  2. Reply November 19, 2013 / 15:37 Setup Large WordPress Projects at WordCamp Porto – Mario Peshev on WordPress DevelopmentSiteGround Team

    […] is a natural thing I use in my projects and I’m super happy that it’s available by default on SiteGround’s servers! Although UI is easier even for some developers, there are numerous tasks that could be automated […]


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