94% disableremove-howdy

Code Review | Disable/Remove Howdy

WordPress plugin Disable/Remove Howdy scored 94% from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: disableremove-howdy
  • Plugin version: 1.0.0
  • PHP compatiblity: 5.6+
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.0-5.3
  • WordPress version: 5.8.1
  • First release: Dec 27, 2019
  • Latest release: Dec 27, 2019
  • Number of updates: 4
  • Update frequency: every 0.5 days
  • Top authors: hybridwebs (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

1 review

Install metrics

20+ active / 318 total downloads


Plugin footprint Passed 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

🔺 Critical test (weight: 50) | The install procedure must perform silently
The plugin installed gracefully, with no errors

Server metrics [RAM: ▼0.00MB] [CPU: ▼141.84ms] Passed 4 tests

Server-side resources used by Disable/Remove Howdy
Normal server usage
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /2.84 ▲0.1242.47 ▲20.40
Dashboard /wp-admin3.06 ▲0.0144.97 ▼2.13
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.11 ▲0.0045.20 ▲0.80
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php5.42 ▼0.0296.48 ▼557.20
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.00 ▲0.0033.69 ▼8.84

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

Analyzing filesystem and database footprints of this plugin
There were no storage issued detected upon installing this plugin
Filesystem: 2 new files
Database: no new tables, no new options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Checking browser requirements for Disable/Remove Howdy
This plugin has a minimal impact on browser resources
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /3,679 ▲8316.12 ▲0.678.42 ▲1.0251.03 ▼2.35
Dashboard /wp-admin2,967 ▲365.96 ▼0.03139.76 ▼0.16117.01 ▼0.58
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,739 ▼02.69 ▲0.0064.75 ▼2.2991.73 ▼4.17
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,500 ▼8118.78 ▲0.99418.86 ▼2.21117.79 ▼21.99
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,807 ▼05.03 ▲0.01148.46 ▼47.52119.16 ▼12.51

Uninstaller [IO: ▲0.00MB] [DB: ▲0.00MB] Passed 4 tests

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | Verifying that this plugin uninstalls completely without leaving any traces
This plugin's uninstaller ran successfully

Smoke tests 75% from 4 tests

Server-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a shallow check for server-side errors
The smoke test was a success, however most plugin functionality was not tested

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× GET requests to PHP files trigger server-side errors or Error 500 responses:
    • > PHP Fatal error
      Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function add_filter() in wp-content/plugins/disableremove-howdy/disable-remove-howdy.php:37

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a smoke test targeting browser errors/issues
No browser issues were found


Plugin configuration 93% 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
Please fix the following attributes:
  • Contributors: Plugin contributors field is missing
Please take inspiration from this readme.txt

disableremove-howdy/disable-remove-howdy.php 92% from 13 tests

The principal PHP file in "Disable/Remove Howdy" v. 1.0.0 is loaded by WordPress automatically on each request
You should first fix the following items:
  • Main file name: Please rename the main PHP file in this plugin to the plugin slug ("disableremove-howdy.php" instead of "disable-remove-howdy.php")

Code Analysis Passed 3 tests

File types Passed 1 test

🔸 Test weight: 35 | A short glimpse at programming languages used with this plugin and a check that no dangerous files are present
Everything looks great! No dangerous files found in this plugin11 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
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 functions1100.00%
▷ 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
There were not PNG files found in your plugin