Side Menu (free version) 3.1.8

Does Side Menu (free version) 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: 23.87 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 3,000+ page

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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=side-menu%2Fside-menu.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=9d9b9d5e68
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.505 s
Memory usage 3.06 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


Page screenshot: Wow-Company
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wow-company
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.399 s
Memory usage 3.36 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wow-Company → Side Menu

Page screenshot: Wow-Company → Side Menu
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=side-menu
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.371 s
Memory usage 3.06 MiB
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 0.239 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.348 s0.299 s-0.049 s3.08 MiB3.1 MiB+ 23.17 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.194 s0.221 s+0.027 s3.11 MiB3.2 MiB+ 88.27 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.166 s1.186 s+0.020 s5.27 MiB5.3 MiB+ 33.03 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.587 s0.495 s-0.092 s3.03 MiB3.05 MiB+ 22.04 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.175 s0.149 s-0.026 s3.02 MiB3.03 MiB+ 5.39 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.256 s0.194 s-0.062 s3.01 MiB3.03 MiB+ 22.21 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.225 s0.204 s-0.021 s3.04 MiB3.06 MiB+ 23.12 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.962 s1.223 s+0.261 s5.26 MiB5.28 MiB+ 28.62 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.234 s0.305 s+0.071 s3 MiB3.02 MiB+ 21.9 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.208 s0.256 s+0.048 s3.04 MiB3.06 MiB+ 22.06 KiB
/0.298 s0.333 s+0.035 s2.96 MiB2.93 MiB- 27.21 KiB
Average 0.423 s0.442 s+0.019 s3.44 MiB3.46 MiB+ 23.87 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 6,381 152 34

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 391
Total complexity 75
Median class complexity 16.5
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class Side_Menu_Class
Most complex function WOW_DATA::updItem()
Classes 4
Methods 28
Functions 2


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 1

Options wp_options 1

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Side Menu (free version) Admin Menus