WordPress CLI: wp core version

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WordPress CLI

wp core version – Display the WordPress version.

Show extended version information.

Command line

It’s very simple and easy to find the WordPress version from command line. Run the following command from the public_html (or the directory where you installed the WP) of your domain:

# grep wp_version wp-includes/version.php

Please see the sample output below:

USER@SERVER [user/sitedir]# grep wp_version wp-includes/version.php
 * @global string $wp_version
$wp_version = '4.4.2';