Akismet Anti-Spam 4.1.6

Does Akismet Anti-Spam work with WordPress 5.4.1 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: 108.35 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 version5.4.1
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 5,000,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/
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Pages 4

Akismet Anti-Spam ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Akismet Anti-Spam ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=akismet-key-config&view=start
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=akismet%2Fakismet.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=63e4feab12
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.523 s
Memory usage 3.8 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Settings → Akismet Anti-Spam

Page screenshot: Settings → Akismet Anti-Spam
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=akismet-key-config
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.235 s
Memory usage 3.7 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 0.230 s
Memory usage 3.36 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 0.869 s
Memory usage 3.78 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.340 s0.305 s-0.035 s3.64 MiB3.78 MiB+ 140.75 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.228 s0.212 s-0.016 s3.67 MiB3.79 MiB+ 129.37 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.255 s1.871 s+0.616 s5.43 MiB5.62 MiB+ 191.93 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.802 s0.368 s-0.434 s3.5 MiB3.63 MiB+ 128.97 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.175 s0.149 s-0.026 s3.58 MiB3.62 MiB+ 34.8 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.211 s0.172 s-0.039 s3.48 MiB3.61 MiB+ 128.41 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.181 s0.163 s-0.018 s3.59 MiB3.65 MiB+ 65.31 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.063 s1.075 s+0.012 s5.42 MiB5.6 MiB+ 181.11 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.428 s0.289 s-0.139 s3.49 MiB3.61 MiB+ 128.72 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.213 s0.220 s+0.007 s3.59 MiB3.72 MiB+ 132.5 KiB
/0.301 s0.234 s-0.067 s3.43 MiB3.36 MiB- 69.99 KiB
Average 0.472 s0.460 s-0.013 s3.89 MiB4 MiB+ 108.35 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 1

Sidebar Widgets 1

ID Name
akismet_widgetAkismet Widget

Meta Boxes

{
    "comment": {
        "akismet-status": {
            "title": "Comment History",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Akismet Anti-Spam Admin Menus and Meta Boxes