WordPress Share Buttons Plugin – AddThis 6.1.8

Does Share Buttons by AddThis work with WordPress 5.1.1 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
1PHP notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 339.76 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 version5.1.1
PHP version7.0.16
MySQL version5.7.17
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 100,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/addthis/
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Pages 8

Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=addthis%2Faddthis_social_widget.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=dbc820c2d9
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.150 s
Memory usage 3.55 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

AddThis

Page screenshot: AddThis
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_registration#/registration/signIn
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_registration
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 2.580 s
Memory usage 3.46 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

AddThis → Advanced Settings

Page screenshot: AddThis → Advanced Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_advanced_settings#/advanced
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_advanced_settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.208 s
Memory usage 3.46 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

AddThis → Share Buttons

Page screenshot: AddThis → Share Buttons
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_sharing_buttons#/tools
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=addthis_sharing_buttons
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.880 s
Memory usage 3.46 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 0.514 s
Memory usage 3.19 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 0.982 s
Memory usage 5.33 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 1.243 s
Memory usage 5.29 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 0.861 s
Memory usage 3.62 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.321 s0.248 s-0.073 s3.29 MiB3.61 MiB+ 330.64 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.194 s0.217 s+0.023 s3.32 MiB3.64 MiB+ 330.66 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.997 s1.177 s+0.180 s4.92 MiB5.33 MiB+ 413.07 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.593 s0.396 s-0.197 s3.15 MiB3.47 MiB+ 330.58 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.283 s0.204 s-0.079 s3.14 MiB3.47 MiB+ 330.58 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.297 s0.246 s-0.051 s3.13 MiB3.46 MiB+ 330.58 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.459 s0.206 s-0.253 s3.17 MiB3.56 MiB+ 394.58 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.805 s1.468 s-0.337 s4.91 MiB5.29 MiB+ 393.81 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.318 s0.304 s-0.014 s3.14 MiB3.46 MiB+ 330.58 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.217 s0.276 s+0.059 s3.24 MiB3.57 MiB+ 330.62 KiB
/0.296 s0.536 s+0.240 s2.98 MiB3.2 MiB+ 221.66 KiB
Average 0.525 s0.480 s-0.046 s3.49 MiB3.82 MiB+ 339.76 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

Sidebar Widgets 2

ID Name
addthis_tool_by_class_name_widgetAddThis Tool
addthis_global_options_widgetAddThis Script

Meta Boxes

{
    "post": {
        "at_widget": {
            "title": "AddThis Tools",
            "context": "advanced"
        }
    },
    "page": {
        "at_widget": {
            "title": "AddThis Tools",
            "context": "advanced"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log 1 lines

[14-Mar-2019 14:06:23 UTC] PHP Notice:  Undefined property: AddThisRegistrationFeature::$globalLayersJsonField in /wp-content/plugins/addthis/backend/AddThisPlugin.php on line 259
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Share Buttons by AddThis Admin Menus and Meta Boxes