Plugin Review: WP-Overview

Plugin Review: WP-Overview

This one is for the techies out there, WP-Overview is an excellent plugin which give you an overview of the memory usage and configuration of your site.  This in turn helps you to diagnose any problem you may be having.

What It Does

Once you have installed WP_Overview it give you a new dashboard widget which gives you a point in time report on memory usage, and various other configuration options for your site.

Download WP-Overview

You can get a copy of wp-overview from the following URL


There is no special inssallation instructions for this plugin simply upload or search for wp-overview

Here’s What You Get.

Here is a screenshot of wp-overview from my site.  I’ve blank out some of the sensitive information

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How I Use WP-Overview

I use it on performance or memory troubleshooting projects.  This give me a feel for the available memory and how much is being allocated to WordPress.

WP Troubleshooting

There will be a detailed video on using wp-overview in my WP Troubleshooting course along with detailed instructions on how to diagnose memory errors.

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  1. John Saddington
    February 13, 2011

    did i read that right…? you have 37 active plugins? yikes. that’s a lot of bloat.

    • Neil Matthews
      February 13, 2011

      I call it a lot of additional functionality

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