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vip dev-env start

Start a local environment.


vip dev-env start [options]


-d, --debug Activate debug output
-h, --help Output the help for the (sub)command
-S, --skip-rebuild Only start services that are not in a running state.
-w, --skip-wp-versions-check Skip the prompt to update WordPress; occurs if the last major release version is not configured.
-s, --slug A unique name for a local environment. Default is “vip-local”.
-v, --version Output the version number
-V, --vscode Generate a Visual Studio Code Workspace file.


- Start a local environment named "example-site".
$ vip dev-env start --slug=example-site

- Skip the prompt to upgrade WordPress to the latest release version and start a local environment with the less recent version of WordPress currently configured.
$ vip dev-env start --skip-wp-versions-check --slug=example-site

- Start only the services of a local environment that are not currently in a running state.
$ vip dev-env start --skip-rebuild --slug=example-site

- Start a local environment and generate a Workspace file for developing in Visual Studio Code.
$ vip dev-env start --vscode --slug=example-site

Last updated: June 17, 2024