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Code Review | Date Post Title

WordPress plugin Date Post Title scored84%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: date-post-title
  • Plugin version: 1.0
  • PHP compatiblity: 7.0+
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.5-6.2
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Mar 20, 2021
  • Latest release: Apr 17, 2023
  • Number of updates: 7
  • Update frequency: every 108.4 days
  • Top authors: GregRoss (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

50+ active /457 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | The install procedure must perform silently
Install script ran successfully

Server metrics [RAM: ▲0.01MB] [CPU: ▼3.24ms] Passed 4 tests

An overview of server-side resources used by Date Post Title
This plugin has minimal impact on server resources
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.47 ▲0.0037.56 ▼2.66
Dashboard /wp-admin3.31 ▲0.0142.69 ▼3.78
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.36 ▲0.0145.03 ▼2.87
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.89 ▲0.0191.18 ▼3.64
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.23 ▲0.0135.19 ▲1.38

Server storage [IO: ▲0.02MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] Passed 3 tests

Input-output and database impact of this plugin
This plugin was installed successfully
Filesystem: 4 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Date Post Title: an overview of browser usage
Minimal impact on browser resources
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,825 ▲7914.80 ▲0.242.01 ▲0.2239.79 ▼4.86
Dashboard /wp-admin2,206 ▲184.87 ▼0.03108.19 ▲5.6039.83 ▼2.37
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,086 ▼62.03 ▲0.0039.91 ▼0.8634.43 ▼3.35
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,542 ▲2818.51 ▲1.11593.03 ▼95.8250.37 ▼4.44
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,388 ▼04.23 ▲0.0696.92 ▼8.3141.73 ▼3.83

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

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)
Even though everything seems fine, this is not 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 items
  • 1× PHP files trigger errors when accessed directly with GET requests:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function add_filter() in wp-content/plugins/date-post-title/date-post-title.php:16

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 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 need to be fixed:
  • Screenshots: Screenshot #1 (Settings.) image required
The official readme.txt is a good inspiration

date-post-title/date-post-title.php Passed 13 tests

The principal PHP file in "Date Post Title" v. 1.0 is loaded by WordPress automatically on each request
83 characters long description:
Sets a post title to the publish date if one does not exist when publishing a post.

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | Executable files are not allowed as they can serve as attack vectors
Everything looks great! No dangerous files found in this plugin47 lines of code in 1 file:
LanguageFilesBlank linesComment linesLines of code

PHP code Passed 2 tests

This plugin's cyclomatic complexity and code structure detailed below
All good! No complexity issues found
Cyclomatic complexity
Average complexity per logical line of code0.18
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 functions5100.00%
▷ Anonymous functions00.00%
▷ Global constants1100.00%
▷ Class constants00.00%
▷ Public constants00.00%

Plugin size Passed 2 tests

Image compression Passed 2 tests

Using a strong compression for your PNG files is a great way to speed-up your plugin
No PNG images were found in this plugin