Rank Math SEO 1.0.72

Does Rank Math SEO work with WordPress 5.8.1 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .


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

Memory usage: 346.38 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.

WordPress version5.8.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 1,000,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/seo-by-rank-math/

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Pages 4

Setup Wizard - Rank Math

Page screenshot: Setup Wizard - Rank Math
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=rank-math-registration
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=seo-by-rank-math%2Frank-math.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=b0572750e1
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 4.282 s
Memory usage N/A
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Scheduled Actions

Page screenshot: Tools → Scheduled Actions
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=action-scheduler
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.201 s
Memory usage 3.53 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Rank Math

Page screenshot: Rank Math
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=rank-math-registration
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.154 s
Memory usage N/A
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.199 s
Memory usage 3.24 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.356 s0.299 s-0.057 s3.08 MiB3.43 MiB+ 354.34 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.189 s0.216 s+0.027 s3.11 MiB3.46 MiB+ 357.09 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.165 s1.446 s+0.281 s5.27 MiB5.61 MiB+ 350.7 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.679 s0.499 s-0.180 s3.03 MiB3.37 MiB+ 353.52 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.204 s0.206 s+0.002 s3.02 MiB3.35 MiB+ 337.49 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.261 s0.222 s-0.039 s3.01 MiB3.35 MiB+ 353.69 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.229 s0.204 s-0.025 s3.04 MiB3.38 MiB+ 354.59 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.207 s1.409 s+0.202 s5.26 MiB5.6 MiB+ 350.28 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.368 s0.308 s-0.060 s3 MiB3.35 MiB+ 354.31 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.219 s0.305 s+0.086 s3.04 MiB3.39 MiB+ 352.91 KiB
/0.296 s0.230 s-0.066 s2.96 MiB3.24 MiB+ 291.28 KiB
Average 0.470 s0.486 s+0.016 s3.44 MiB3.78 MiB+ 346.38 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.

Language % Lines of code Comment lines Files
Total 40,946 20,210 451

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 35,096
Total complexity 7,350
Median class complexity 20.0
Median method complexity 3.0
Most complex class RankMath\Admin\Importers\AIOSEO
Most complex function RankMath\Tools\Yoast_Local_Converter::get_attributes()
Classes 240
Methods 2,216
Functions 68


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.

Database Tables 6

Options wp_options 14

Custom Post Types 1

ID Name
scheduled-actionScheduled Actions

Capabilities 16

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Rank Math SEO Admin Menus