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Version: Beaver Builder 2.7

WP-CLI for Beaver Builder Plugin and Theme

WP-CLI is a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress installations without using a web browser. You can perform WordPress tasks such as updating plugins and configuring multisite installs.

You can also use WP-CLI to perform certain tasks in Beaver Builder. This article describes the commands available for the Beaver Builder plugin and theme. To see a description of the Beaver Themer commands, see this article.

Accessing WP-CLI

After you've installed WP-CLI, use SSH to access your hosting server. Navigate to the WordPress installation directory that you want to work in and enter the following command to get a list of all options:

wp beaver

The on-screen information tells you what commands are available and the syntax of each command, with options and examples.

Clear the Beaver Builder and Beaver Theme cache

This command clears the Beaver Builder plugin cache or both the Beaver Builder plugin and Beaver Builder Theme caches:

wp beaver clearcache

Options:

  • --network
    Clears the Beaver Builder cache for all sites on a network.
  • --all
    Clears both the Beaver Builder plugin and Beaver Builder Theme caches.

Examples

Single Site

  • Clear the Beaver Builder Plugin cache on your site.
    wp beaver clearcache

  • Reset the Beaver Theme cache on your site.
    wp beaver theme clearcache

  • If the Beaver Builder Theme is active, clear both caches. wp beaver clearcache --all

Multisite

  • Clear the Beaver Builder plugin cache on all subsites of a multisite installation.
    wp beaver clearcache --network

  • Clear the Beaver Builder plugin cache and reset the Beaver Builder Theme cache on all subsites of a multisite installation. Beaver Theme must be active on the root site.
    wp beaver clearcache --network --all

Activate or deactivate the Beaver Builder license key for a domain

The following command activates or deactivates the Beaver Builder license key and registration of the domain in your account at wpbeaverbuilder.com.

wp beaver register

Options:

  • --deactivate
    Deactivates this domain at wpbeaverbuilder.com and removes the license.
  • --license
    License key value to use

Examples

  • Activate the license (substitute your license key number) and register the domain whose directory you are in:
    wp beaver register --license=01234567890

  • Activate the license when the license is defined in wp-config.php using FL_LICENSE_KEY global:
    wp beaver register

  • Deactivate the license for the domain whose directory you are in: wp beaver register --deactivate

List Beaver Builder global settings

Returns the list of Beaver Builder global settings.

wp beaver global --list

Update a Beaver Builder global setting

Normally you manage global settings at Tools > Global Settings in the Beaver Builder editor, but you can also change individual global settings with a WP-CLI command by using the setting's ID and assigning a new value. Here's the basic command:

wp beaver global-update

Options:

  • --id
    The ID for the global option.

  • --value
    The value for the global option.

Example

Hide the page title for the WordPress theme you're using by changing the value of the CSS selector option in Tools > Global settings in the Beaver Builder editor.

wp beaver global-update --id=default_heading_selector --value=.fl-post-header  

This command assigns the value .fl-post-header to the CSS selector field in Tools > Global Settings.

info

.fl-post-header is the selector for the Beaver Builder Theme and is the default CSS selector value. Follow this article to find the selector for your theme.