WordPress Gallery Plugin – NextGEN Gallery 3.0.16

Does NextGEN Gallery work with WordPress 4.9.8 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
6Resource errors (CSS, JS, images, fonts and so on.)
  • 6 Protocol "" is unknown (#301)
Performance

Memory usage: 2.43 MiB
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 version4.9.8
PHP version7.0.16
MySQL version5.7.17
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 900,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/nextgen-gallery/
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Pages 12

Overview ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Overview ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=nextgen-gallery
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=nextgen-gallery%2Fnggallery.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=ed7e24a61b
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 2.962 s
Memory usage 5.56 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors
[
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    },
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    },
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    }
]

Gallery

Page screenshot: Gallery
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=nextgen-gallery
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.101 s
Memory usage 5.37 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors
[
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    },
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    },
    {
        "errorCode": 301,
        "errorString": "Protocol \"\" is unknown",
        "status": null,
        "statusText": null,
        "url": ""
    }
]

Gallery → Add Gallery / Images

Page screenshot: Gallery → Add Gallery / Images
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=ngg_addgallery
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.159 s
Memory usage 5.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Manage Galleries

Page screenshot: Gallery → Manage Galleries
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=nggallery-manage-gallery
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.079 s
Memory usage 5.68 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Manage Albums

Page screenshot: Gallery → Manage Albums
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=nggallery-manage-album
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.075 s
Memory usage 5.55 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Manage Tags

Page screenshot: Gallery → Manage Tags
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=nggallery-tags
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.071 s
Memory usage 5.49 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Image Optimization

Page screenshot: Gallery → Image Optimization
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=ngg_imagify
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.061 s
Memory usage 5.49 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Gallery Settings

Page screenshot: Gallery → Gallery Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=ngg_display_settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.134 s
Memory usage 6.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Other Options

Page screenshot: Gallery → Other Options
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=ngg_other_options
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.119 s
Memory usage 5.89 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Gallery → Upgrade to Pro

Page screenshot: Gallery → Upgrade to Pro
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=ngg_pro_upgrade
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.105 s
Memory usage 5.5 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 OK
Load time 0.112 s
Memory usage 4.99 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 OK
Load time 0.104 s
Memory usage 5.64 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.111 s0.067 s-0.044 s3.12 MiB5.56 MiB+ 2.44 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.091 s0.130 s+0.039 s3.14 MiB5.58 MiB+ 2.44 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.174 s0.169 s-0.005 s3.21 MiB5.78 MiB+ 2.57 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.082 s0.061 s-0.021 s2.98 MiB5.41 MiB+ 2.42 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.075 s0.080 s+0.005 s2.97 MiB5.36 MiB+ 2.39 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.066 s0.071 s+0.005 s2.96 MiB5.35 MiB+ 2.39 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.083 s0.108 s+0.025 s3.01 MiB5.41 MiB+ 2.41 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.147 s0.101 s-0.046 s3.22 MiB5.76 MiB+ 2.55 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.077 s0.126 s+0.049 s2.97 MiB5.37 MiB+ 2.4 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.087 s0.110 s+0.023 s3.01 MiB5.49 MiB+ 2.48 MiB
/0.081 s0.085 s+0.004 s2.75 MiB4.99 MiB+ 2.23 MiB
Average 0.098 s0.101 s+0.003 s3.03 MiB5.46 MiB+ 2.43 MiB

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 3

Options wp_options 14

Custom Post Types 7

ID Name
ngg_albumNextGEN Gallery - Album
ngg_galleryNextGEN Gallery - Gallery
ngg_picturesNextGEN Gallery - Image
lightbox_libraryLightbox Library
displayed_galleryNextGEN Gallery - Displayed Gallery
display_typeNextGEN Gallery - Display Type
gal_display_sourceNextGEN Gallery - Displayed Gallery Source

Sidebar Widgets 3

ID Name
ngg-imagesNextGEN Widget
ngg-mrsswNextGEN Media RSS
slideshowNextGEN Slideshow

Capabilities 10

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide NextGEN Gallery Admin Menus