Better File Editor

Version: 2.3.1

Version : 2.3.1

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Adds line numbers, syntax highlighting, code folding, and lots more to the theme and plugin editors in the admin panel.

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Adds line numbers, syntax highlighting, code folding, and lots more to the theme and plugin editors in the admin panel. This plugin replaces the boring, clunky, and difficult to use theme and plugin editor with a full-featured code editor using the Ajax.org Cloud9 Editor. Requirements: Javascript Enabled (will use default editor if disabled) Browsers: Internet Explorer 9+, Chrome 21+, Firefox 10+, Safari 6.0+ Included Themes: Ambiance Chaos Chrome Clouds Clouds Midnight Cobalt Crimson Editor Dawn Dreamweaver Eclipse GitHub idleFingers IPlastic KatzenMilch krTheme Kuroir Merbivore Merbivore Soft Mono Industrial Monokai Pastel on Dark Solarized Dark Solarized Light SQL Server Terminal TextMate Tomorrow Tomorrow Night Tomorrow Night Blue Tomorrow Night Bright Tomorrow Night 80s Twilight Vibrant Ink Xcode Supported Languages: ABAP ABC Notation ADA ActionScript AppleScript AsciiDoc Assembly x86 AutoHotKey BatchFile C9Search C/C++ Clojure Cobol CoffeeScript ColdFusion C# CSS Curly D Dart Diff Dot Elixir Elm Erlang EJS Forth FreeMarker Gherkin gitignore Glsl Go Groovy HAML Handlebars Haskell haXe HTML HTML (Ruby) Ini Jade Java JavaScript JSON JSONiq JSP JSX Julia LaTeX Lean LESS Liquid Lisp LiveScript LogiQL LSL Lua LuaPage Lucene Makefile MATLAB Markdown MaskJS Maze MySQL MUSHCode Nix Objective-C OCaml Pascal Perl pgSQL PHP Powershell Prolog Properties Protobuf Python R RDoc RHTML Ruby Rust SASS SCAD Scala Scheme SCSS SH Smarty snippets Soy SQL SQLServer Stylus SVG Tcl Tex Text...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is less than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB. Check FAQ for more.
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  • Minimal impact on pagespeed The impact of this plugin on PageSpeed is less than the average impact of other plugins on WordPress.org + 1000 milliseconds
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  • No PHP errors, warning, notices WP Hive automated test found no PHP error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No Javascript issues WP Hive automated test found no JavaScrip error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.3 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • No activation errors WP Hive automated test found no activation error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No resource errors WP Hive automated test found no resource error/s while trying this plugin on our server
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was not updated at least once in the last 90 days
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  • The test sites are hosted on Apache/2 server and they are tested on PHP 7.2.16 & WordPress 5.3.
  • The database server is MySQL 8.0.15 and the default PHP memory limit is 256MB.
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About Better File Editor

Description

Adds line numbers, syntax highlighting, code folding, and lots more to the theme and plugin editors in the admin panel. This plugin replaces the boring, clunky, and difficult to use theme and plugin editor with a full-featured code editor using the Ajax.org Cloud9 Editor. Requirements: Javascript Enabled (will use default editor if disabled) Browsers: Internet Explorer 9+, Chrome 21+, Firefox....

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Performance

Memory Usage

  • Download Iocn Average memory usage is -0.59 KB
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Page Speed

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Speed Test Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

  • Before plugin activation
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Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 0.1s
/(front page)
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.12s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.19s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.14s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.16s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 0.03s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.15s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.5s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.07s
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Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

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Change

Average Change
- 0.59KB
/ (front page)
+ 0.9KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.67KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.89KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.89KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.89KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.77KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.81KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 11KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 1.89KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 1.81KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.67KB
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Frequently Updated

  • The plugin has not been updated in the last 90 days.

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Error Log

We found the following errors while activating the plugin. Read more how WP Hive generates this data.

  • [15-Nov-2019 20:51:39 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; BetterFileEditorPlugin has a deprecated constructor in /wp-content/plugins/better-file-editor/better_file_editor.php on line 20

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