84% automatic-spam-eraser

Code Review | Automatic SPAM Eraser

WordPress plugin Automatic SPAM Eraser scored84%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: automatic-spam-er...
  • Plugin version: 1.0
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.0.1-4.2
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Jan 6, 2014
  • Latest release: May 7, 2015
  • Number of updates: 7
  • Update frequency: every 69.7 days
  • Top authors: prondzyn (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

10+ active /1,404 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
Installer ran successfully

Server metrics [RAM: ▲0.01MB] [CPU: ▼6.60ms] Passed 4 tests

This is a short check of server-side resources used by Automatic SPAM Eraser
This plugin does not affect your website's performance
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.47 ▲0.0139.41 ▼2.25
Dashboard /wp-admin3.31 ▲0.0151.13 ▼14.47
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.37 ▲0.0151.69 ▼0.34
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.90 ▲0.0186.21 ▼9.35
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.24 ▲0.0137.87 ▲4.03

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

Analyzing filesystem and database footprints of this plugin
This plugin was installed successfully
Filesystem: 2 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

A check of browser resources used by Automatic SPAM Eraser
Minimal impact on browser resources
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,800 ▲5414.42 ▼0.171.69 ▼0.8940.08 ▼5.56
Dashboard /wp-admin2,203 ▲154.86 ▼1.07109.83 ▲3.4541.67 ▲1.45
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,089 ▼02.00 ▲0.0143.56 ▲4.0940.95 ▲5.89
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,533 ▲1422.97 ▼0.41656.15 ▼36.4960.90 ▲1.16
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,388 ▼04.31 ▲0.10111.68 ▲1.7947.90 ▼0.68

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

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | Checking the uninstaller removed all traces of the plugin
You still need to fix the following
  • This plugin does not fully uninstall, leaving 6 options in the database
    • theysaidso_admin_options
    • can_compress_scripts
    • widget_theysaidso_widget
    • widget_recent-comments
    • db_upgraded
    • widget_recent-posts

Smoke tests 75% from 4 tests

Server-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a shallow check for server-side errors
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
Almost there! Just fix the following items
  • 1× GET requests to PHP files have triggered server-side errors or warnings:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function register_activation_hook() in wp-content/plugins/automatic-spam-eraser/automatic-spam-eraser.php:12

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is just a short smoke test looking for browser issues
No browser issues were found


Plugin configuration 96% from 29 tests

readme.txt Passed 16 tests

The readme.txt file is undoubtedly the most important file in your plugin, preparing it for public listing on WordPress.org
5 plugin tags: comments, eraser, spam, cron, cleaner

automatic-spam-eraser/automatic-spam-eraser.php 92% from 13 tests

The main PHP script in "Automatic SPAM Eraser" version 1.0 is automatically included on every request by WordPress
The following require your attention:
  • Description: The description should be shorter than 140 characters (currently 157 characters long)

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | Executable files are considered dangerous and should not be included with any WordPress plugin
Good job! No executable or dangerous file extensions detected21 lines of code in 1 file:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

An overview of cyclomatic complexity and code structure
Everything seems fine, there were no complexity issues found
Cyclomatic complexity
Average complexity per logical line of code0.00
Average class complexity0.00
▷ Minimum class complexity0.00
▷ Maximum class complexity0.00
Average method complexity0.00
▷ Minimum method complexity0.00
▷ Maximum method complexity0.00
Code structure
▷ Abstract classes00.00%
▷ Concrete classes00.00%
▷ Final classes00.00%
▷ Static methods00.00%
▷ Public methods00.00%
▷ 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

PNG files should be compressed to save space and minimize bandwidth usage
PNG images were not found in this plugin