How to use Nginx

wocker ~ $ wocker run [--name=""] wocker/wocker:nginx

This creates and runs a new container over wocker/wocker:nignx image. This could take a while on the first run as your local machine downloads the required image.

How to use MailHog

1. Create or start a container

wocker ~ $ wocker run


wocker ~ $ wocker start CONTAINER

2. Visit the following site in your browser


For more information about MailHog, please see

How to move an old container from to wocker.test

1. Check the hostname on your Vagrantfile

config.vm.hostname = "wocker.test"

Make sure you have the above code on line 27 on your Vagrantfile.

2. Start and connect to the guest machine

$ vagrant up
$ vagrant ssh

3. Start your v1.1.x Wocker container

wocker ~ $ wocker start CONTAINER

CONTAINER can be a name or ID of a container.

4. Replace with wocker.test

wocker ~ $ wocker wp search-replace wocker.test

5. Visit the following site in your browser


Downgrade WordPress version

For example, downgrade WordPress to 3.5.

1. Run a new container

wocker ~ $ wocker run --name test

This will create a new container test. If you already have a container to downgrade, just start it, or if it’s running, just skip this step.

2. Download version 3.5

wocker ~ $ wocker wp core download --version=3.5 --force

This will force download WordPress 3.5 to the running container using the wocker wp command. After this finishes successfully, you will have a WordPress 3.5 environment if you visit You can change 3.5 to any version you want.