iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) 6.9.0

Does iThemes Security work with WordPress 4.9.4 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
1JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
1Resource error (CSS, JS, images, fonts and so on.)
  • 1 404 Not Found
Performance

Memory usage: 403.31 KiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: insignificant.
The plugin didn't make the site noticeably slower.

Environment
WordPress version4.9.4
PHP version7.0.16
MySQL version5.7.17
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 900,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/better-wp-security/
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Pages 6

Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?activate=true&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s=
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=better-wp-security%2Fbetter-wp-security.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=4528262c93
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.202 s
Memory usage 3.3 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Security

Page screenshot: Security
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.116 s
Memory usage 3.85 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Security → Security Check

Page screenshot: Security → Security Check
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec&module=security-check
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec-security-check
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.119 s
Memory usage 3.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Security → Logs

Page screenshot: Security → Logs
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec-logs
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.056 s
Memory usage 3.81 MiB
JS errors
[
    {
        "message": "TypeError: undefined is not an object (evaluating 'url.replace')",
        "trace": [
            {
                "file": "/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=20160526",
                "line": 194,
                "function": "getAjaxSubmitUrl"
            },
            {
                "file": "/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=20160526",
                "line": 343,
                "function": ""
            }
        ]
    }
]
Resource errors None

Security → Go Pro

Page screenshot: Security → Go Pro
URL https://ithemes.com/security/?utm_source=wordpressadmin&utm_medium=wpmenu&utm_campaign=itsecfreecta
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec-go-pro
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.333 s
Memory usage N/A
JS errors None
Resource errors
[
    {
        "errorCode": 5,
        "errorString": "Operation canceled",
        "status": 404,
        "statusText": "Not Found",
        "url": "https://ithemes.com/wp-content/themes/iThemes2012/css/security_08_2015.css?ver=4.9.4"
    }
]

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
URL /
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.089 s
Memory usage 3.08 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.132 s0.041 s-0.091 s2.97 MiB3.41 MiB+ 441.86 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.124 s0.108 s-0.016 s3 MiB3.42 MiB+ 433.89 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.200 s0.068 s-0.132 s3.07 MiB3.51 MiB+ 449.38 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.102 s0.114 s+0.012 s2.9 MiB3.26 MiB+ 371.08 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.086 s0.107 s+0.021 s2.89 MiB3.25 MiB+ 371.08 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.056 s0.081 s+0.025 s2.88 MiB3.24 MiB+ 371.08 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.107 s0.102 s-0.005 s2.92 MiB3.29 MiB+ 371.08 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.196 s0.187 s-0.009 s3.07 MiB3.5 MiB+ 442.12 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.081 s0.086 s+0.005 s2.89 MiB3.25 MiB+ 371.08 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.116 s0.115 s-0.001 s2.93 MiB3.34 MiB+ 426.61 KiB
/0.083 s0.145 s+0.062 s2.7 MiB3.08 MiB+ 387.22 KiB
Average 0.117 s0.105 s-0.012 s2.93 MiB3.32 MiB+ 403.31 KiB

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.

Database Tables 3

Options wp_options 3

User Metadata wp_usermeta 3

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide iThemes Security Admin Menus