WordPress theme’s can have a multitude of options requiring manual configuration to tailor the theme to your liking. This post looks at using WP-CLI to configure theme options from the macOS command line. To demonstrate, I’ll use the option that controls the posts appearing in the slider at the top of this site’s home page.
This WordPress site uses the Google Authenticator plugin to provide two-factor authentication (2FA) when logging-in to the administration area. Occasionally I need to temporarily disable 2FA in order to publish posts from the blogging software I use. Traditionally toggling 2FA is achieved from the WordPress backend. This post looks at two alternative methods of doing this locally from the command line.