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Code Review | Insert Footnote

WordPress plugin Insert Footnote scored78%from 54 tests.

About plugin

  • Plugin page: insert-footnote
  • Plugin version: 2.1.1
  • PHP version: 7.4.16
  • WordPress compatibility: 3.0-4.1
  • WordPress version: 6.3.1
  • First release: Sep 12, 2012
  • Latest release: Dec 26, 2014
  • Number of updates: 46
  • Update frequency: every 18.2 days
  • Top authors: narin1975 (100%)

Code review

54 tests

User reviews

2 reviews

Install metrics

50+ active /3,985 total downloads


Plugin footprint 83% from 16 tests

Installer Passed 1 test

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

Server metrics [RAM: ▼0.32MB] [CPU: ▼17.23ms] Passed 4 tests

A check of server-side resources used by Insert Footnote
This plugin does not affect your website's performance
PageMemory (MB)CPU Time (ms)
Home /3.44 ▼0.0337.47 ▼8.73
Dashboard /wp-admin3.32 ▲0.0255.47 ▲3.74
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php3.37 ▲0.0252.86 ▲1.19
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php4.61 ▼1.2743.73 ▼65.12
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php3.24 ▲0.0241.83 ▲4.70
Insert Footnote /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=wimp3.1934.65

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

Filesystem and database footprint
This plugin installed successfully
Filesystem: 4 new files
Database: no new tables, 6 new options
New WordPress options

Browser metrics Passed 4 tests

Checking browser requirements for Insert Footnote
There were no issues detected in relation to browser resource usage
PageNodesMemory (MB)Script (ms)Layout (ms)
Home /2,793 ▲714.28 ▼0.341.71 ▼0.1344.30 ▲2.71
Dashboard /wp-admin2,199 ▲225.62 ▲0.0494.87 ▲1.3141.95 ▼1.83
Posts /wp-admin/edit.php2,104 ▲72.01 ▲0.0231.99 ▼6.4834.61 ▼4.30
Add New Post /wp-admin/post-new.php1,529 ▼1223.50 ▲0.59684.75 ▲71.9855.17 ▲2.90
Media Library /wp-admin/upload.php1,404 ▲44.12 ▼0.04100.65 ▼7.6957.17 ▲6.95
Insert Footnote /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=wimp7982.0031.9739.12

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

🔸 Tests weight: 35 | Checking the uninstaller removed all traces of the plugin
Please fix the following items
  • This plugin did not uninstall successfully, leaving 6 options in the database
    • theysaidso_admin_options
    • widget_recent-comments
    • can_compress_scripts
    • db_upgraded
    • widget_theysaidso_widget
    • widget_recent-posts

Smoke tests 50% from 4 tests

Server-side errors 0% from 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | Just a short smoke test targeting errors on the server (in the Apache logs)
Almost there, just fix the following server-side errors
    • > GET request to /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=wimp
    • > User deprecated in wp-includes/functions.php+5463
    Function screen_icon is deprecated since version 3.8.0 with no alternative available.
    • > GET request to /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=wimp
    • > User deprecated in wp-includes/functions.php+5463
    Function get_screen_icon is deprecated since version 3.8.0 with no alternative available.
  • 4 occurences, only the last one shown
    • > GET request to /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=wimp
    • > Notice in wp-content/plugins/insert-footnote/insert-footnote.php+66
    Trying to access array offset on value of type bool

SRP 50% from 2 tests

🔹 Tests weight: 20 | SRP (Single-Responsibility Principle) - PHP files must act as libraries and never output text or perform any action when accessed directly in a browser
Almost there! Just fix the following items
  • 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/insert-footnote/insert-footnote.php:21

User-side errors Passed 1 test

🔹 Test weight: 20 | This is a shallow check for browser errors
Everything seems fine on the user side


Plugin configuration 96% from 29 tests

readme.txt Passed 16 tests

The readme.txt file is important because it is parsed by WordPress.org for the public listing of your plugin
10 plugin tags: ads, footnote, below, insert, html...

insert-footnote/insert-footnote.php 92% from 13 tests

This is the main PHP file of "Insert Footnote" version 2.1.1, providing information about the plugin in the header fields and serving as the principal entry point to the plugin's functions
You should first fix the following items:
  • Description: The description should be shorter than 140 characters (currently 164 characters long)

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 plugin58 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
Although this was not an exhaustive test, there were no cyclomatic 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 functions6100.00%
▷ 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