Akismet Anti-Spam 5.0

Does Akismet Anti-Spam work with WordPress 6.0.1 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.
Performance

Memory usage: 78.52 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 version6.0.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 5,000,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/
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Pages 4

Akismet Anti-Spam ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Akismet Anti-Spam ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=akismet-key-config&view=start
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=akismet%2Fakismet.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=249d8b9926
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.435 s
Memory usage 3.77 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Settings → Akismet Anti-Spam

Page screenshot: Settings → Akismet Anti-Spam
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=akismet-key-config
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.345 s
Memory usage 3.74 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 0.295 s
Memory usage 3.6 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 2.301 s
Memory usage 5.61 MiB
JS errors
External errors: The following JavaScript errors were probably triggered by WordPress itself, or by compatibility issues in the test runner. They are not related to the plugin.
[
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read properties of null (reading 'offsetHeight')\n    at t (/wp-includes/js/dist/widgets.min.js?ver=80e98954519d1dad7a91a2248dbc2cc9:7:10419)\n    at IntersectionObserver.n.threshold (/wp-includes/js/dist/widgets.min.js?ver=80e98954519d1dad7a91a2248dbc2cc9:7:10591)",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    },
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read properties of null (reading 'offsetHeight')\n    at t (/wp-includes/js/dist/widgets.min.js?ver=80e98954519d1dad7a91a2248dbc2cc9:7:10419)\n    at IntersectionObserver.n.threshold (/wp-includes/js/dist/widgets.min.js?ver=80e98954519d1dad7a91a2248dbc2cc9:7:10591)",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    }
]
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.393 s0.312 s-0.081 s3.72 MiB3.79 MiB+ 74.49 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.224 s0.233 s+0.009 s3.75 MiB3.82 MiB+ 71.11 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.183 s1.363 s+0.180 s5.55 MiB5.64 MiB+ 95.7 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.608 s0.443 s-0.165 s3.68 MiB3.75 MiB+ 70.71 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.316 s0.171 s-0.145 s3.62 MiB3.73 MiB+ 113.88 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.337 s0.251 s-0.086 s3.66 MiB3.73 MiB+ 70.88 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.219 s0.224 s+0.005 s3.69 MiB3.76 MiB+ 71.05 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.171 s1.065 s-0.106 s5.54 MiB5.63 MiB+ 87.28 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.260 s0.383 s+0.123 s3.6 MiB3.73 MiB+ 134.46 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.248 s0.290 s+0.042 s3.69 MiB3.77 MiB+ 73.82 KiB
/0.384 s0.270 s-0.114 s3.6 MiB3.6 MiB+ 320 bytes
Average 0.486 s0.455 s-0.031 s4.01 MiB4.09 MiB+ 78.52 KiB

Code Statistics

Note: Third-party libraries and minified JS/CSS files are excluded from these statistics where possible, so the numbers you see here may be lower than those reported by other tools.

PHP
CSS
JavaScript
Language % Lines of code Comment lines Files
PHP74.7%3,35270819
CSS14.0%62931
JavaScript11.2%504942
Total 4,485 805 22

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 2,694
Total complexity 750
Median class complexity 274.0
Median method complexity 3.0
Most complex class Akismet
Most complex function Akismet::auto_check_comment()
Classes 5
Methods 132
Functions 62

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 1

Sidebar Widgets 1

ID Name
akismet_widgetAkismet Widget

Meta Boxes

{
    "comment": {
        "akismet-status": {
            "title": "Comment History",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Akismet Anti-Spam Admin Menus and Meta Boxes