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Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields

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Memory Usage
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Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields
by Elliot Condon

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields
by Pods Framework Team

Average Change +980.11KB +1347.76KB
Average 562.01KB 607.98KB
/(front page) 486.83KB 504.29KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 508.37KB 560.29KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 514.14KB 555.92KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 526.03KB 573.09KB
/wp-admin/index.php 513.75KB 565.88KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 503.84KB 547.95KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 503.42KB 547.43KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 503.86KB 547.87KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 803.19KB 868.57KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 801.75KB 865.85KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 516.98KB 550.69KB

Winner: Advanced Custom Fields

Page Speed
lower is better

Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields
by Elliot Condon

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields
by Pods Framework Team

Average Change +0.28s +0.09s
Average 0.67s 0.42s
/(front page) 0.23s 0.22s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.21s 0.21s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.26s 0.2s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.18s 0.72s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.26s 0.34s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.17s 0.22s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.3s 0.29s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.23s 0.17s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 2.61s 1.08s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 2.02s 0.73s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.94s 0.49s

Inner Winner: Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields

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Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields
by Elliot Condon

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields

Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields
by Pods Framework Team

CriteriaAdvanced Custom FieldsPods – Custom Content Types and Fields
Minimal impact on memory usage
Minimal impact on pagespeed
No PHP errors, warning, notices
No Javascript issues
Optimized database footprint
No resource errors
No HTTP errors on loading
No database error
WordPress 5.8 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating4.94.9
WP Hive Overall Rating4.94.9
Support Threads4065
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No problems were detected during tests.
5

Overall Quality

5
5

Ease of Use

5
5

Quality of Support

5
5

Value for Money

5
5

Features

5

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