83% coachific-shortcode

Code Review | Coachific Shortcode

WordPress plugin Coachific Shortcode scored 83% from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: coachific-shortcode
  • Plugin version: 1.0
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 2.6-5.7
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Nov 26, 2018
  • Latest release: Jun 1, 2021
  • Number of updates: 19
  • Update frequency: every 49.6 days
  • Top authors: coachific (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

10+ active / 713 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | Checking the installer triggered no errors
Install script ran successfully

Server metrics [RAM: ▲0.01MB] [CPU: ▼10.50ms] Passed 4 tests

An overview of server-side resources used by Coachific Shortcode
Normal server usage
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.47 ▲0.0133.40 ▼8.08
Dashboard /wp-admin3.31 ▲0.0142.46 ▼5.60
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.36 ▲0.0144.24 ▼2.06
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.89 ▲0.0179.24 ▼26.26
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.23 ▲0.0034.84 ▼2.02

Server storage [IO: ▲0.22MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] Passed 3 tests

How much does this plugin use your filesystem and database?
There were no storage issued detected upon installing this plugin
Filesystem: 7 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

A check of browser resources used by Coachific Shortcode
Minimal impact on browser resources
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,800 ▲6513.37 ▼0.881.52 ▼0.2636.00 ▼4.19
Dashboard /wp-admin2,206 ▲145.87 ▲0.93112.08 ▼2.1541.86 ▲1.95
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,086 ▼32.02 ▲0.0235.42 ▲1.1734.08 ▼1.92
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,538 ▲123.42 ▲0.27655.35 ▼24.5052.60 ▼3.85
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,391 ▼04.17 ▲0.06109.63 ▼3.8648.12 ▲0.66

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

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | Verifying that this plugin uninstalls completely without leaving any traces
It is recommended to fix the following
  • This plugin does not fully uninstall, leaving 6 options in the database
    • widget_recent-comments
    • db_upgraded
    • widget_theysaidso_widget
    • can_compress_scripts
    • theysaidso_admin_options
    • widget_recent-posts

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
Good news, no errors were detected

SRP 50% from 2 tests

🔹 Tests weight: 20 | The single-responsibility principle: PHP files have to remain inert when accessed directly, throwing no errors and performing no actions
Please fix the following
  • 1× PHP files trigger errors when accessed directly with GET requests:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function add_shortcode() in wp-content/plugins/coachific-shortcode/coachific.php:38

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | A shallow check that no browser errors were triggered
Everything seems fine, but this is not an exhaustive test


Plugin configuration 90% from 29 tests

readme.txt 94% from 16 tests

You should put a lot of thought into formatting readme.txt as it is used by WordPress.org to prepare the public listing of your plugin
These attributes need to be fixed:
  • Contributors: Plugin contributors not specified
Please take inspiration from this readme.txt

coachific-shortcode/coachific.php 85% from 13 tests

Analyzing the main PHP file in "Coachific Shortcode" version 1.0
Please make the necessary changes and fix the following:
  • Main file name: It is recommended to name the main PHP file as the plugin slug ("coachific-shortcode.php" instead of "coachific.php")
  • Description: The description should be shorter than 140 characters (currently 213 characters long)

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | This is an overview of file extensions present in this plugin and a short test that no dangerous files are bundled with this plugin
Everything looks great! No dangerous files found in this plugin56 lines of code in 1 file:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

An overview of cyclomatic complexity and code structure
No complexity issues detected
Cyclomatic complexity
Average complexity per logical line of code0.23
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
No PNG images were found in this plugin