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WP Site Status Information Using Health Check Plugin post talks about the status of your site. In this post you will learn how your site is doing and more.

Last Updated: December 12, 2018

Latest News: I have added a changelog report.

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Most of you know by now how important it is to maintain a healthy working WordPress site. To make things more easy for you, the following plugin Health Check can help you achieve this. This plugin has the capability to tell you a lot about your WordPress site status by clicking a few tabs.

This post shows you an example of results of a status check carried out in a testing site. You also get to learn how to check and decide whether or not something might need to be fixed from the status check report. In some cases your site might be running great and without any issues. If that is the case then you are fortunate and you can happily keep managing your site. However you still need to monitor the functionality and stability of your site. Health Check plugin can help you achieve that.

Health Check & Troubleshooting 1.2.3 changelog.

  • Added REST API availability test to the Site Status

Health Check Tutorials:

What You Need:

WP Site Status Information Using Health Check Plugin

Step 1 ) Go to Dashboard -> Health Check -> Site Status to start assessing your site status. As illustrated in the following image.

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Step 2 ) The following image shows you part 1 of the status check carried out by the plugin in a testing site.

Note: Your site will have different information gathered by the plugin.

Site Status Part 1

  • WordPress Version = 4.9.7
  • Plugin Versions = Your site has 3 plugins waiting to be updated. Your site has 106 inactive plugins, it is recommended to remove any unused plugins to enhance your site security.
  • Theme Versions =
  • PHP Version = 5.6.32 – For best performance we recommend using PHP 7.2 or higher. (Here is a link that provides information about the recommended PHP version to run WordPress.)

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Step 2-a ) The following image shows you part 2 of the status check carried out by the plugin in a testing site.

Note: Your site will have different information gathered by the plugin.

Site Status Part 2

  • Database Server version
  • JSON Extenstion
  • MySQL utf8mb4 support
  • Communication with WordPress.org
  • REST API Availability
  • HTTPS Status
  • Secure communication

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Step 2-b ) The following image shows you part 3 of the status check carried out by the plugin in a testing site.

Note: Your site will have different information gathered by the plugin.

Site Status Part 3

  • Scheduled events
  • Background updates
  • Loopback request

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That is how simple it is to check the current status of your site using Health Check plugin.

I will update this tutorial from time to time. Make sure you come back for the latest updates.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy.

Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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