Advanced Ads – Ad Manager & AdSense 1.15

Does Advanced Ads work with WordPress 5.3 and PHP 7.2.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.
Performance

Memory usage: 600.9 KiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: insignificant.
The plugin didn't make the site noticeably slower.

Environment
WordPress version5.3
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 100,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-ads/
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Pages 17

Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=advanced-ads%2Fadvanced-ads.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=9f8ce1998f
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.522 s
Memory usage 4.45 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads 

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads 
URL /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=advanced_ads&new=new
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.645 s
Memory usage 4.57 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Overview

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Overview
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.344 s
Memory usage 4.43 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Groups & Rotation

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Groups & Rotation
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-groups
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.228 s
Memory usage 4.44 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Placements

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Placements
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-placements
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.285 s
Memory usage 4.28 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.374 s
Memory usage 4.3 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → AdSense

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → AdSense
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.299 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → Pro

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → Pro
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.762 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → Tracking

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → Tracking
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.296 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → Licenses

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → Licenses
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.308 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → Privacy

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → Privacy
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.291 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Advanced Ads  → Settings → Support

Page screenshot: Advanced Ads  → Settings → Support
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=advanced-ads-settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.256 s
Memory usage 4.14 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
URL /
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.214 s
Memory usage 3.6 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.514 s
Memory usage 4.22 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Add New Post ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Add New Post ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/post-new.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.282 s
Memory usage 5.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Add New Page ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Add New Page ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.456 s
Memory usage 5.96 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Widgets ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Widgets ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/widgets.php
Aspect new-sidebar-widgets
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.148 s
Memory usage 4.22 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.390 s0.332 s-0.058 s3.62 MiB4.22 MiB+ 617.2 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.272 s0.437 s+0.165 s3.65 MiB4.25 MiB+ 621.18 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.570 s1.468 s-0.102 s5.36 MiB5.98 MiB+ 641.43 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.492 s0.448 s-0.044 s3.48 MiB4.14 MiB+ 671.83 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.304 s0.168 s-0.136 s3.56 MiB4.13 MiB+ 577.16 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.389 s0.387 s-0.002 s3.46 MiB4.12 MiB+ 674.25 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.243 s0.233 s-0.010 s3.56 MiB4.16 MiB+ 614.22 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.298 s1.407 s+0.109 s5.34 MiB5.96 MiB+ 634.5 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.252 s0.256 s+0.004 s3.46 MiB4.11 MiB+ 663.77 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.313 s0.457 s+0.144 s3.57 MiB4.16 MiB+ 608.09 KiB
/0.341 s0.429 s+0.088 s3.32 MiB3.6 MiB+ 286.27 KiB
Average 0.533 s0.547 s+0.014 s3.85 MiB4.44 MiB+ 600.9 KiB

Additions

Things that the plugin adds to the site. This section is not intended to be comprehensive. The test tool only looks for a few specific types of added content.

Options wp_options 5

User Metadata wp_usermeta 1

Custom Post Types 1

ID Name
advanced_adsAds

Sidebar Widgets 1

ID Name
advads_ad_widgetAdvanced Ads

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "advads_dashboard_widget": {
            "title": "Ads Dashboard",
            "context": "side"
        }
    },
    "post": {
        "advads-ad-settings": {
            "title": "Ad Settings",
            "context": "side"
        }
    },
    "page": {
        "advads-ad-settings": {
            "title": "Ad Settings",
            "context": "side"
        }
    }
}

Capabilities 5

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Advanced Ads Admin Menus and More