Custom Dashboard Widgets 1.3.1

Does Custom Dashboard Widgets work with WordPress 5.5.1 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

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

Memory usage: -16.57 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 version5.5.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 7,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-dashboard-widgets/
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Pages 4

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=custom-dashboard-widgets%2Fcustom-dashboard-widgets.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=83e865199e
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.381 s
Memory usage 2.65 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Settings → Dashboard Widgets

Page screenshot: Settings → Dashboard Widgets
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=dashboard-widgets
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.484 s
Memory usage 2.64 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 0.251 s
Memory usage 2.51 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.435 s
Memory usage 2.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.484 s0.519 s+0.035 s2.75 MiB2.63 MiB- 129.11 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.254 s0.235 s-0.019 s2.8 MiB2.8 MiB+ 3.45 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.596 s1.834 s+0.238 s4.54 MiB4.55 MiB+ 7.8 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.705 s0.429 s-0.276 s2.63 MiB2.63 MiB+ 2.35 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.201 s0.168 s-0.033 s2.64 MiB2.62 MiB- 29.67 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.227 s0.199 s-0.028 s2.6 MiB2.61 MiB+ 2.52 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.216 s0.192 s-0.024 s2.64 MiB2.65 MiB+ 3.43 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.419 s1.381 s-0.038 s4.53 MiB4.54 MiB+ 3.39 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.414 s0.316 s-0.098 s2.61 MiB2.61 MiB+ 2.84 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.258 s0.219 s-0.039 s2.65 MiB2.65 MiB+ 2.34 KiB
/0.347 s0.215 s-0.132 s2.56 MiB2.51 MiB- 51.65 KiB
Average 0.556 s0.519 s-0.038 s3 MiB2.98 MiB- 16.57 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.

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "custom_dashboard_widget": {
            "title": "Dashboard",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log 2 lines

[02-Sep-2020 16:52:25 UTC] PHP Deprecated:  screen_icon is <strong>deprecated</strong> since version 3.8.0 with no alternative available. in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 4783
[02-Sep-2020 16:52:25 UTC] PHP Deprecated:  get_screen_icon is <strong>deprecated</strong> since version 3.8.0 with no alternative available. in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 4783
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Custom Dashboard Widgets Admin Menus and Widgets