A CLI Tool For Managing Trellis

Trellis is one of the most powerful elements of the Roots stack: It provides the blueprint and management tools to allow anyone to spin up a fast, secure WordPress server that they control, and offers a zero-downtime atomic deploy system that makes your deploys fast, safe, and reversible.

If there’s a downside to Trellis, it’s that it requires juggling a handful of tools that aren’t always familiar to a web developer–Vagrant, Ansible, Python, VirtualBox (or another VM provider)… There are commands to remember, versions to manage, and more.

Fortunately, we now have a tool to help you manage all of that from a single command and abstract away the tools so you don’t need to worry about them. It’s called trellis-cli, and it’s our officially recommended way of interacting with your Trellis projects.

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