Content Aware Sidebars – Unlimited Widget Areas 3.8

Does Content Aware Sidebars work with WordPress 5.0.3 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
2PHP notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 776.51 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 version5.0.3
PHP version7.0.16
MySQL version5.7.17
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 40,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/content-aware-sidebars/
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Pages 11

Sidebars ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Sidebars ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=content-aware-sidebars%2Fcontent-aware-sidebars.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=7da8ba80f9
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.473 s
Memory usage 4.32 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware

Page screenshot: Content Aware
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.291 s
Memory usage 3.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Add New

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Add New
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-edit
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.826 s
Memory usage 4.17 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Add New → Action

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Add New → Action
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-edit
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.555 s
Memory usage 4.02 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Add New → Schedule

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Add New → Schedule
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-edit
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.455 s
Memory usage 4.02 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Add New → Design

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Add New → Design
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-edit
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.363 s
Memory usage 4.02 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Add New → Misc Options

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Add New → Misc Options
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-edit
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.603 s
Memory usage 4.02 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Content Aware → Upgrade  ➤

Page screenshot: Content Aware → Upgrade  ➤
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wpcas-pricing
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 2.364 s
Memory usage 4.54 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 0.399 s
Memory usage 3.51 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 1.111 s
Memory usage 5.76 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 1.242 s
Memory usage 5.74 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.263 s0.265 s+0.002 s3.22 MiB3.98 MiB+ 782.14 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.201 s0.280 s+0.079 s3.25 MiB4.02 MiB+ 780.9 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.236 s1.709 s+0.473 s4.92 MiB5.76 MiB+ 862.95 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.611 s0.428 s-0.183 s3.15 MiB3.9 MiB+ 771.49 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.263 s0.250 s-0.013 s3.17 MiB3.89 MiB+ 742.98 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.269 s0.296 s+0.027 s3.07 MiB3.89 MiB+ 836.99 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.206 s0.237 s+0.031 s3.17 MiB3.93 MiB+ 779.71 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.293 s1.191 s-0.102 s4.9 MiB5.74 MiB+ 854.54 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.256 s0.258 s+0.002 s3.07 MiB3.89 MiB+ 837.31 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.212 s0.244 s+0.032 s3.18 MiB3.93 MiB+ 772.65 KiB
/0.373 s0.211 s-0.162 s3 MiB3.51 MiB+ 519.92 KiB
Average 0.471 s0.488 s+0.017 s3.46 MiB4.22 MiB+ 776.51 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 6

Custom Post Types 2

ID Name
sidebarSidebars
condition_groupCondition Groups

Meta Boxes

{
    "post": {
        "cas-content-sidebars": {
            "title": "Sidebars - Quick Select",
            "context": "side"
        }
    },
    "page": {
        "cas-content-sidebars": {
            "title": "Sidebars - Quick Select",
            "context": "side"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log 2 lines

[11-Feb-2019 08:23:59 UTC] PHP Notice:  Trying to get property of non-object in /wp-content/plugins/content-aware-sidebars/lib/freemius/includes/class-freemius.php on line 9375
[11-Feb-2019 08:23:59 UTC] PHP Notice:  Trying to get property of non-object in /wp-content/plugins/content-aware-sidebars/lib/freemius/includes/class-freemius.php on line 9375
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Content Aware Sidebars Admin Menus and Meta Boxes