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Code Review | Boxed Content

WordPress plugin Boxed Content scored84%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: boxed-content
  • Plugin version: 1.0
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.6-3.8
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Mar 26, 2014
  • Latest release: Mar 31, 2014
  • Number of updates: 7
  • Update frequency: every 0.7 days
  • Top authors: DigitalCourt (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

100+ active /8,906 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | Verifying that this plugin installs correctly without errors
Install script ran successfully

Server metrics [RAM: ▼0.00MB] [CPU: ▼7.14ms] Passed 4 tests

Server-side resources used by Boxed Content
This plugin has minimal impact on server resources
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.47 ▲0.0139.83 ▼0.53
Dashboard /wp-admin3.31 ▼0.0345.80 ▼20.71
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.36 ▲0.0151.21 ▼4.68
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.89 ▲0.01102.72 ▼2.63
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.23 ▲0.0139.34 ▲3.09

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

Filesystem and database footprint
There were no storage issued detected upon installing this plugin
Filesystem: 3 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Checking browser requirements for Boxed Content
There were no issues detected in relation to browser resource usage
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,791 ▲4514.20 ▼0.101.88 ▲0.1140.39 ▲2.97
Dashboard /wp-admin2,189 ▲85.52 ▼0.1583.27 ▼16.5440.12 ▼0.57
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,100 ▼01.97 ▼0.0439.87 ▲4.6835.44 ▼0.41
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,526 ▼517.46 ▼5.63678.58 ▼3.4561.99 ▲2.86
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,403 ▲34.22 ▼0.0097.03 ▼5.7542.48 ▼6.76

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

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | All plugins must uninstall correctly, removing their source code and extra database tables they might have created
Please fix the following items
  • Zombie WordPress options were found after uninstall: 6 options
    • db_upgraded
    • widget_recent-posts
    • widget_theysaidso_widget
    • theysaidso_admin_options
    • widget_recent-comments
    • can_compress_scripts

Smoke tests 75% from 4 tests

Server-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a short smoke test looking for server-side errors
Even though everything seems fine, this is not an exhaustive test

SRP 50% from 2 tests

🔹 Tests weight: 20 | A shallow check of the single-responsibility principle; PHP files should perform no action - including output of placeholder text - and trigger no errors when accessed directly
Please take a closer look at the following
  • 1× GET requests to PHP files trigger server-side errors or Error 500 responses:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function add_action() in wp-content/plugins/boxed-content/boxed-content.php:27

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a shallow check for browser errors
No browser issues were found


Plugin configuration 97% from 29 tests

readme.txt 94% from 16 tests

It's important to format your readme.txt file correctly as it is parsed for the public listing of your plugin
Attributes that require attention:
  • Donate link: Invalid url: ""
The official readme.txt might help

boxed-content/boxed-content.php Passed 13 tests

The principal PHP file in "Boxed Content" v. 1.0 is loaded by WordPress automatically on each request
52 characters long description:
Multiple types of Boxed Content shortcode and widget

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | An overview of files in this plugin; executable files are not allowed
There were no executable files found in this plugin45 lines of code in 2 files:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

This plugin's cyclomatic complexity and code structure detailed below
No cyclomatic complexity issues were detected for this plugin
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 functions4100.00%
▷ Anonymous functions00.00%
▷ Global constants00.00%
▷ Class constants00.00%
▷ Public constants00.00%

Plugin size Passed 2 tests

Image compression Passed 2 tests

All PNG images should be compressed to minimize bandwidth usage for end users
There are no PNG files in this plugin