Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights 8.1.0

Does "Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights" work with WordPress 5.8.1 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

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

Memory usage: 338.9 KiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.105 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version5.8.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 3,000,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/
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Pages 6

Welcome to MonsterInsights ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Welcome to MonsterInsights ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php?page=monsterinsights-getting-started&monsterinsights-redirect=1#/
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=google-analytics-for-wordpress%2Fgoogleanalytics.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=82fae0065c
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.280 s
Memory usage 3.3 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard → Insights

Page screenshot: Dashboard → Insights
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=monsterinsights_reports#/
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=monsterinsights_reports
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.869 s
Memory usage 3.3 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Insights → Settings

Page screenshot: Insights → Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=monsterinsights_settings#/
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=monsterinsights_settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.105 s
Memory usage 3.3 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 0.552 s
Memory usage 3.04 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 0.580 s
Memory usage 3.45 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 2.118 s
Memory usage 4.85 MiB
JS errors
[
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read properties of undefined (reading 'PluginSidebar')\n    at Object.<anonymous> (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:6:38269)\n    at t (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:1:101)\n    at Object.<anonymous> (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:6:37960)\n    at t (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:1:101)\n    at Object.<anonymous> (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:6:37704)\n    at t (/wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:1:101)\n    at /wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:1:451\n    at /wp-content/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/assets/gutenberg/js/editor.min.js?ver=8.1.0:1:461",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    }
]
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.335 s0.576 s+0.241 s3.08 MiB3.45 MiB+ 371.89 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.186 s0.278 s+0.092 s3.11 MiB3.48 MiB+ 378.8 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.835 s1.508 s+0.673 s5.27 MiB5.65 MiB+ 396.93 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.441 s0.536 s+0.095 s3.03 MiB3.38 MiB+ 356.52 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.167 s0.197 s+0.030 s3.02 MiB3.36 MiB+ 341.69 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.495 s0.242 s-0.253 s3.01 MiB3.36 MiB+ 356.95 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.199 s0.331 s+0.132 s3.04 MiB3.41 MiB+ 378.16 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.690 s0.799 s+0.109 s5.26 MiB5.64 MiB+ 395.89 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.268 s0.300 s+0.032 s3 MiB3.29 MiB+ 294.51 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.242 s0.277 s+0.035 s3.04 MiB3.41 MiB+ 375.55 KiB
/0.430 s0.399 s-0.031 s2.91 MiB2.99 MiB+ 81.07 KiB
Average 0.390 s0.495 s+0.105 s3.43 MiB3.77 MiB+ 338.9 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
Language % Lines of code Comment lines Files
PHP95.5%37,6768,137111
JavaScript3.4%1,35815613
CSS0.7%272918
SVG0.2%93021
JSON0.1%2001
Markdown0.0%1902
Total 39,438 8,302 166

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 15,012
Total complexity 3,244
Median class complexity 20.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class MonsterInsights_Rest_Routes
Most complex function monsterinsights_admin_setup_notices()
Classes 69
Methods 545
Functions 162

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 8

Sidebar Widgets 1

ID Name
monsterinsights-popular-posts-widgetPopular Posts - MonsterInsights

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "monsterinsights_reports_widget": {
            "title": "MonsterInsights",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights Admin Menus and Widgets