Companion Auto Update 3.4.4

Does Companion Auto Update work with WordPress 5.3 and PHP 7.2.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
7PHP notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 17.72 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 60,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/companion-auto-update/
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Pages 9

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=a10883247d
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.496 s
Memory usage 3.65 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 0.296 s
Memory usage 3.49 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Advanced settings

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Advanced settings
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=schedule
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.189 s
Memory usage 3.65 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Select plugins

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Select plugins
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=pluginlist
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.163 s
Memory usage 3.62 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 0.177 s
Memory usage 3.59 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 0.179 s
Memory usage 3.66 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Auto Updater → Support

Page screenshot: Tools → Auto Updater → Support
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=cau-settings&tab=support
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.179 s
Memory usage 3.6 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 0.193 s
Memory usage 3.31 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 0.363 s
Memory usage 3.65 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.288 s0.231 s-0.057 s3.62 MiB3.65 MiB+ 38.16 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.245 s0.329 s+0.084 s3.65 MiB3.67 MiB+ 23.9 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.220 s1.112 s-0.108 s5.36 MiB5.39 MiB+ 38.64 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.439 s0.391 s-0.048 s3.48 MiB3.5 MiB+ 22.41 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.159 s0.269 s+0.110 s3.56 MiB3.49 MiB- 70.67 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.284 s0.246 s-0.038 s3.46 MiB3.48 MiB+ 22.94 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.237 s0.276 s+0.039 s3.56 MiB3.59 MiB+ 23.84 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.238 s1.056 s-0.182 s5.34 MiB5.38 MiB+ 31.82 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.242 s0.205 s-0.037 s3.46 MiB3.49 MiB+ 23.25 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.289 s0.326 s+0.037 s3.57 MiB3.59 MiB+ 22.75 KiB
/0.338 s0.308 s-0.030 s3.32 MiB3.33 MiB+ 17.89 KiB
Average 0.453 s0.432 s-0.021 s3.85 MiB3.87 MiB+ 17.72 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 7 lines

[16-Nov-2019 10:03:19 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:20 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:21 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:21 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:22 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:22 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
[16-Nov-2019 10:03:23 UTC] PHP Notice:  date_default_timezone_set(): Timezone ID '' is invalid in /wp-content/plugins/companion-auto-update/companion-auto-update.php on line 190
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Companion Auto Update Admin Menus and Widgets