84% add-link-post

Code Review | Add Link Post

WordPress plugin Add Link Post scored84%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: add-link-post
  • Plugin version: 1.0
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.3-4.1
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Feb 22, 2014
  • Latest release: Dec 26, 2014
  • Number of updates: 6
  • Update frequency: every 51.8 days
  • Top authors: narin1975 (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

40+ active /3,957 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | It is important to correctly install your plugin, without throwing errors or notices
The plugin installed successfully, without throwing any errors or notices

Server metrics [RAM: ▲0.01MB] [CPU: ▼5.34ms] Passed 4 tests

Analyzing server-side resources used by Add Link Post
This plugin does not affect your website's performance
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.48 ▲0.0236.47 ▼0.49
Dashboard /wp-admin3.32 ▼0.0243.34 ▼17.71
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.37 ▲0.0245.17 ▼3.43
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.90 ▲0.0287.42 ▲0.27
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.24 ▲0.0235.04 ▲1.91

Server storage [IO: ▲0.00MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] Passed 3 tests

Filesystem and database footprint
This plugin was installed successfully
Filesystem: 2 new files
Database: no new tables, 7 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Add Link Post: an overview of browser usage
Normal browser usage
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,800 ▲5414.44 ▲0.061.70 ▼0.0840.16 ▼5.05
Dashboard /wp-admin2,206 ▲215.89 ▼0.02105.37 ▼9.9240.44 ▼3.68
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,092 ▲32.06 ▲0.0339.66 ▲1.0535.01 ▼1.36
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,533 ▼023.17 ▼0.00587.13 ▼44.6655.05 ▲4.47
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,388 ▲64.20 ▼0.0395.60 ▼0.4944.49 ▲0.77

Uninstaller [IO: ▲0.00MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] 75% from 4 tests

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | It is important to correctly uninstall your plugin, without leaving any traces
Please fix the following items
  • Zombie WordPress options detected upon uninstall: 7 options
    • widget_add_link_post
    • can_compress_scripts
    • theysaidso_admin_options
    • db_upgraded
    • widget_recent-comments
    • widget_recent-posts
    • widget_theysaidso_widget

Smoke tests 75% from 4 tests

Server-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | A shallow check that no server-side errors were triggered
Even though no errors were found, this is by no means an exhaustive test

SRP 50% from 2 tests

🔹 Tests weight: 20 | The single-responsibility principle applies for WordPress plugins as well - please make sure your PHP files perform no actions when accessed directly
Please fix the following
  • 1× PHP files trigger server-side errors or warnings when accessed directly:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function add_action() in wp-content/plugins/add-link-post/add-link-post.php:13

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | Just a short smoke test targeting errors on the browser (console and network errors and warnings)
Everything seems fine, but this is not an exhaustive test


Plugin configuration 96% from 29 tests

readme.txt Passed 16 tests

Often overlooked, readme.txt is one of the most important files in your plugin
9 plugin tags: title, link, article, news, excerpt...

add-link-post/add-link-post.php 92% from 13 tests

The main file in "Add Link Post" v. 1.0 serves as a complement to information provided in readme.txt and as the entry point to the plugin
The following require your attention:
  • Description: The description should be shorter than 140 characters (currently 155 characters long)

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | This is a short overview of programming languages used in this plugin, detecting executable files
No dangerous file extensions were detected45 lines of code in 1 file:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

Analyzing cyclomatic complexity and code structure
All good! No complexity issues found
Cyclomatic complexity
Average complexity per logical line of code0.32
Average class complexity2.00
▷ Minimum class complexity2.00
▷ Maximum class complexity2.00
Average method complexity1.50
▷ Minimum method complexity1.00
▷ Maximum method complexity2.00
Code structure
▷ Abstract classes00.00%
▷ Concrete classes1100.00%
▷ Final classes00.00%
▷ Static methods00.00%
▷ Public methods2100.00%
▷ Protected methods00.00%
▷ Private methods00.00%
▷ Named functions3100.00%
▷ Anonymous functions00.00%
▷ Global constants00.00%
▷ Class constants00.00%
▷ Public constants00.00%

Plugin size Passed 2 tests

Image compression Passed 2 tests

It is recommended to compress PNG files in your plugin to minimize bandwidth usage
There are no PNG files in this plugin