Visual Composer Website Builder 30.1

Does Visual Composer work with WordPress 5.5.1 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
2JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 2.05 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.023 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version5.5.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 80,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/visualcomposer/
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Pages 11

Getting Started ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Getting Started ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-getting-started&vcv-ref=activation-page
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=visualcomposer%2Fplugin-wordpress.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=51054f28d2
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 6.642 s
Memory usage 4.66 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Posts → Add New with Visual Composer

Page screenshot: Posts → Add New with Visual Composer
URL /wp-admin/post-new.php?vcv-action=frontend
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 3.524 s
Memory usage 6.25 MiB
JS errors
[
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read property 'top' of undefined\n    at belowEntryMetaClass (http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/themes/twentyseventeen/assets/js/global.js?ver=20190121:124:33)\n    at n.fn.init.<anonymous> (http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/themes/twentyseventeen/assets/js/global.js?ver=20190121:211:3)\n    at http://127.0.0.1/?p=23&vcv-editable=1&vcv-source-id=23&vcv-nonce=c96accd808:36:134",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    },
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read property 'top' of undefined\n    at belowEntryMetaClass (http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/themes/twentyseventeen/assets/js/global.js?ver=20190121:124:33)\n    at http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/themes/twentyseventeen/assets/js/global.js?ver=20190121:240:4",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    }
]
Resource errors None

Pages → Add New with Visual Composer

Page screenshot: Pages → Add New with Visual Composer
URL /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page&vcv-action=frontend
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 2.394 s
Memory usage 6.25 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer

Page screenshot: Visual Composer
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-settings
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.954 s
Memory usage 4.87 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer → CSS, HTML & JavaScript

Page screenshot: Visual Composer → CSS, HTML & JavaScript
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-global-css-js
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.822 s
Memory usage 4.69 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer → Visual Composer Hub

Page screenshot: Visual Composer → Visual Composer Hub
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-hub
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.245 s
Memory usage 6.84 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer → System Status

Page screenshot: Visual Composer → System Status
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-system-status
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 3.573 s
Memory usage 4.81 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer → Getting Started

Page screenshot: Visual Composer → Getting Started
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-getting-started
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.404 s
Memory usage 4.65 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Visual Composer → ★ Activate Hub

Page screenshot: Visual Composer → ★ Activate Hub
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=vcv-go-premium
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.506 s
Memory usage 4.64 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 0.382 s
Memory usage 4.48 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 0.521 s
Memory usage 5.8 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.486 s0.679 s+0.193 s2.75 MiB5.8 MiB+ 3.05 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.237 s0.678 s+0.441 s2.8 MiB4.8 MiB+ 2 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.593 s2.692 s+1.099 s4.54 MiB6.5 MiB+ 1.96 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.765 s0.510 s-0.255 s2.63 MiB4.56 MiB+ 1.93 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.201 s0.191 s-0.010 s2.64 MiB4.54 MiB+ 1.9 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.219 s0.206 s-0.013 s2.6 MiB4.54 MiB+ 1.93 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.271 s0.224 s-0.047 s2.64 MiB4.66 MiB+ 2.02 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page3.000 s1.582 s-1.418 s4.53 MiB6.48 MiB+ 1.95 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.264 s0.528 s+0.264 s2.61 MiB4.54 MiB+ 1.93 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.242 s0.262 s+0.020 s2.65 MiB4.64 MiB+ 1.99 MiB
/0.384 s0.359 s-0.025 s2.56 MiB4.48 MiB+ 1.92 MiB
Average 0.697 s0.719 s+0.023 s3 MiB5.05 MiB+ 2.05 MiB

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 20

Custom Post Types 1

ID Name
vcv_templatesGlobal Templates

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "visualcomposer-blog-dashboard": {
            "title": "Visual Composer News",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

Capabilities 14

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Visual Composer Admin Menus and Widgets