Side Menu (free version) 3.1.8

Does Side Menu (free version) work with WordPress 5.8 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: 28.21 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
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=276ae47afc
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.515 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 1.306 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 0.321 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 0.218 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.php0.330 s0.303 s-0.027 s3.08 MiB3.1 MiB+ 23.17 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.177 s0.200 s+0.023 s3.11 MiB3.2 MiB+ 88.27 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.186 s1.135 s-0.051 s5.26 MiB5.3 MiB+ 33.03 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.562 s0.334 s-0.228 s3.03 MiB3.05 MiB+ 22.04 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.176 s0.241 s+0.065 s3.02 MiB3.03 MiB+ 5.39 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.225 s0.197 s-0.028 s3.01 MiB3.03 MiB+ 22.21 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.185 s0.170 s-0.015 s3.04 MiB3.06 MiB+ 23.12 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.903 s1.082 s+0.179 s5.25 MiB5.28 MiB+ 28.62 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.223 s0.326 s+0.103 s3 MiB3.02 MiB+ 21.9 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.204 s0.213 s+0.009 s3.04 MiB3.06 MiB+ 22.06 KiB
/0.259 s0.233 s-0.026 s2.91 MiB2.93 MiB+ 20.45 KiB
Average 0.403 s0.403 s+0.000 s3.43 MiB3.46 MiB+ 28.21 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