WordPress Share Buttons Plugin – AddThis 6.2.2

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: 384.16 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=21133a0a6e
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.069 s
Memory usage 3.57 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 2.518 s
Memory usage 3.54 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 1.373 s
Memory usage 3.54 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 0.830 s
Memory usage 3.54 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 0.778 s
Memory usage 3.21 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 1.205 s
Memory usage 5.35 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 1.624 s
Memory usage 5.33 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 1.087 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.php0.291 s0.270 s-0.021 s3.29 MiB3.63 MiB+ 352.21 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.202 s0.207 s+0.005 s3.32 MiB3.66 MiB+ 349.73 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.806 s1.262 s-0.544 s4.92 MiB5.35 MiB+ 439.77 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.486 s0.444 s-0.042 s3.15 MiB3.55 MiB+ 413.28 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.216 s0.222 s+0.006 s3.14 MiB3.55 MiB+ 413.65 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.201 s0.273 s+0.072 s3.13 MiB3.54 MiB+ 413.65 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.219 s0.235 s+0.016 s3.17 MiB3.58 MiB+ 414.9 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.001 s1.178 s+0.177 s4.91 MiB5.33 MiB+ 428.52 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.223 s0.350 s+0.127 s3.14 MiB3.54 MiB+ 413.65 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.228 s0.261 s+0.033 s3.24 MiB3.58 MiB+ 349.69 KiB
/0.572 s0.545 s-0.027 s2.98 MiB3.21 MiB+ 236.67 KiB
Average 0.495 s0.477 s-0.018 s3.49 MiB3.87 MiB+ 384.16 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

[22-Apr-2019 23:06:19 UTC] PHP Notice:  Undefined property: AddThisRegistrationFeature::$globalLayersJsonField in /wp-content/plugins/addthis/backend/AddThisPlugin.php on line 264
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Share Buttons by AddThis Admin Menus and Meta Boxes