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Code Review | Category Listing Hierarchical Order

WordPress plugin Category Listing Hierarchical Order scored83%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: category-listing-...
  • Plugin version: 1.0.0
  • PHP compatiblity: 5.2.4+
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 5.0-5.3
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Jan 2, 2020
  • Latest release: Jan 2, 2020
  • Number of updates: 3
  • Update frequency: every 0.3 days
  • Top authors: mehtashail (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

10+ active /481 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | All plugins must install correctly, without throwing any errors, warnings, or notices
Installer ran successfully

Server metrics [RAM: ▲0.00MB] [CPU: ▼10.58ms] Passed 4 tests

This is a short check of server-side resources used by Category Listing Hierarchical Order
No issues were detected with server-side resource usage
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.47 ▲0.0136.15 ▲1.31
Dashboard /wp-admin3.32 ▼0.0249.32 ▼13.15
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.38 ▲0.0146.03 ▲2.84
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.91 ▲0.0181.59 ▼26.98
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.25 ▲0.0132.70 ▼3.49

Server storage [IO: ▲0.01MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] Passed 3 tests

Filesystem and database footprint
No storage issues were detected
Filesystem: 3 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Category Listing Hierarchical Order: an overview of browser usage
This plugin has a minimal impact on browser resources
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,763 ▲1714.10 ▼0.461.78 ▲0.0739.71 ▼4.63
Dashboard /wp-admin2,197 ▲205.57 ▼0.0986.09 ▼11.6039.11 ▼6.75
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,102 ▲21.98 ▼0.0533.92 ▼4.9036.76 ▼2.20
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,528 ▼722.90 ▲4.64642.89 ▼3.6877.77 ▲10.29
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,402 ▲24.21 ▲0.1098.10 ▲1.8243.28 ▲1.76

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
  • The uninstall procedure has failed, leaving 6 options in the database
    • widget_recent-posts
    • widget_theysaidso_widget
    • widget_recent-comments
    • can_compress_scripts
    • db_upgraded
    • theysaidso_admin_options

Smoke tests 75% from 4 tests

Server-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | Just a short smoke test targeting errors on the server (in the Apache logs)
Good news, no errors were detected

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
The following issues need your attention
  • 1× PHP files trigger errors when accessed directly with GET requests:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function register_activation_hook() in wp-content/plugins/category-listing-hierarchical-order/category-listing-hierarchical.php:34

User-side errors Passed 1 test

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


Plugin configuration 90% from 29 tests

readme.txt 94% from 16 tests

Perhaps the most important file in your plugin readme.txt gets parsed in order to generate the public listing of your plugin
Attributes that require attention:
  • Plugin Name: Please specify the plugin name on the first line ( === category-listing-hierarchical-order === )
You can look at the official readme.txt

category-listing-hierarchical-order/category-listing-hierarchical.php 85% from 13 tests

This is the main PHP file of "Category Listing Hierarchical Order" version 1.0.0, providing information about the plugin in the header fields and serving as the principal entry point to the plugin's functions
It is important to fix the following:
  • Main file name: Even though not officially enforced, the main plugin file should be the same as the plugin slug ("category-listing-hierarchical-order.php" instead of "category-listing-hierarchical.php")
  • Text Domain: The text domain follows the same naming rules as the plugin slug: lowercase characters and dashes

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 plugin98 lines of code in 2 files:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

An overview of cyclomatic complexity and code structure
Great job! No cyclomatic complexity issues were detected in this plugin
Cyclomatic complexity
Average complexity per logical line of code0.17
Average class complexity1.00
▷ Minimum class complexity1.00
▷ Maximum class complexity1.00
Average method complexity1.00
▷ Minimum method complexity1.00
▷ Maximum method complexity1.00
Code structure
▷ Abstract classes00.00%
▷ Concrete classes1100.00%
▷ Final classes00.00%
▷ Static methods00.00%
▷ Public methods3100.00%
▷ 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
PNG images were not found in this plugin