Companion Auto Update 3.5.2

Does Companion Auto Update work with WordPress 5.4 and PHP 7.2.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
5PHP notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 28.97 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
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 70,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/companion-auto-update/
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Pages 7

Auto Updater ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Auto Updater ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&welcome=1
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=companion-auto-update%2Fcompanion-auto-update.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=2a2da2b2d7
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.778 s
Memory usage 3.79 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.223 s
Memory usage 3.58 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Update filter

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Update filter
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=pluginlist
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.195 s
Memory usage 3.7 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Update log

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Update log
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.188 s
Memory usage 3.67 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Status

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Status
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=status
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.194 s
Memory usage 3.76 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 0.194 s
Memory usage 3.35 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 0.284 s
Memory usage 3.67 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.395 s0.309 s-0.086 s3.64 MiB3.67 MiB+ 36.98 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.247 s0.279 s+0.032 s3.66 MiB3.69 MiB+ 22.59 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.477 s1.848 s+0.371 s5.43 MiB5.46 MiB+ 29.34 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.676 s0.486 s-0.190 s3.5 MiB3.58 MiB+ 85.11 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.200 s0.189 s-0.011 s3.58 MiB3.57 MiB- 7.98 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.245 s0.227 s-0.018 s3.48 MiB3.56 MiB+ 85.63 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.189 s0.204 s+0.015 s3.58 MiB3.61 MiB+ 22.54 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.298 s1.330 s+0.032 s5.42 MiB5.44 MiB+ 22.52 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.311 s0.409 s+0.098 s3.48 MiB3.57 MiB+ 85.95 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.233 s0.226 s-0.007 s3.59 MiB3.61 MiB+ 21.45 KiB
/0.472 s0.247 s-0.225 s3.43 MiB3.35 MiB- 85.47 KiB
Average 0.522 s0.523 s+0.001 s3.89 MiB3.92 MiB+ 28.97 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.

Database Tables 2

Options wp_options 1

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "cau-update-log": {
            "title": "Update log",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log 5 lines

[01-Apr-2020 08:21:57 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '+00:00' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 194
[01-Apr-2020 08:21:59 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '+00:00' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 194
[01-Apr-2020 08:21:59 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '+00:00' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 194
[01-Apr-2020 08:22:00 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '+00:00' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 194
[01-Apr-2020 08:22:00 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '+00:00' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 194
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Companion Auto Update Admin Menus and Widgets