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WordPress Commandline Local Install
# WP Commandline Local Install, by Brian Richards (@rzen)
# Creates a new directory, downloads WordPress, creates a database, sets up wp-config,
# optionally empties wp-content, and deletes other misc files. This compliments my local
# dev setup, outlined here:
# Credit:
# Based on WPBuildr ( Props to Aaron Holbrook
# (@aaronjholbrook) and Brad Parbs (@bradparbs) for the awesome head-start!
# Usage:
# Save this file to /usr/bin/wp, then in terminal type "wp" to run (or ". wp" to run and exit
# to the resulting /wp-content/ folder). You can also specify both arguments on command line
# (e.g. "wp test1 y" will create a new dir named "test1" with an empty wp-content folder).
echo ''
echo '-------------------------------------------------------------------------------'
echo '-------------------------------------------------------------------------------'
echo ''
# download wordpress, extract and delete original tar and misc files
curl -OLH "Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate" > latest.tar.gz
mkdir wptemp
tar xvf latest.tar.gz -C ./wptemp --strip-components=1
rm latest.tar.gz
rm ./wptemp/license.txt
rm ./wptemp/readme.html
rm ./wptemp/wp-config-sample.php
rm -rf ./wptemp/wp-content
mv ./wptemp/* .
rm -rf wptemp
echo ''
echo '-------------------------------------------------------------------------------'
echo ''
echo "Downloaded WordPress and deleted unneeded files."
# Setup our wp-config file
echo "<?php
* The base configurations of the WordPress.
* This file has the following configurations: MySQL settings, Table Prefix,
* Secret Keys, WordPress Language, and ABSPATH. You can find more information
* by visiting {@link Editing
* wp-config.php} Codex page. You can get the MySQL settings from your web host.
* This file is used by the wp-config.php creation script during the
* installation. You don't have to use the web site, you can just copy this file
* to "wp-config.php" and fill in the values.
* @package WordPress
// ** MySQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define('DB_NAME', '$project');
/** MySQL database username */
define('DB_USER', 'root');
/** MySQL database password */
define('DB_PASSWORD', '');
/** MySQL hostname */
define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
/** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */
define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');
/** The Database Collate type. Don't change this if in doubt. */
define('DB_COLLATE', '');
* WordPress Database Table prefix.
* You can have multiple installations in one database if you give each a unique
* prefix. Only numbers, letters, and underscores please!
\$table_prefix = 'wp_';
* Authentication Unique Keys and Salts.
* Change these to different unique phrases!
* You can generate these using the {@link secret-key service}
* You can change these at any point in time to invalidate all existing cookies. This will force all users to have to log in again.
* @since 2.6.0
" > wp-config.php
curl -s >> wp-config.php;
echo "
* WordPress Localized Language, defaults to English.
* Change this to localize WordPress. A corresponding MO file for the chosen
* language must be installed to wp-content/languages. For example, install
* to wp-content/languages and set WPLANG to 'de_DE' to enable German
* language support.
define('WPLANG', '');
* For developers: WordPress debugging mode.
* Change this to true to enable the display of notices during development.
* It is strongly recommended that plugin and theme developers use WP_DEBUG
* in their development environments.
define( 'WP_DEBUG', true );
define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true );
define( 'SCRIPT_DEBUG', false );
define( 'SAVEQUERIES', false );
/* That's all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */
/** Absolute path to the WordPress directory. */
if ( !defined('ABSPATH') )
define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__) . '/');
/** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */
require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-settings.php');" >> wp-config.php
echo 'Created /wp-config.php'
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