iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) 7.3.3

Does iThemes Security work with WordPress 5.2.1 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
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 533.09 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 version5.2.1
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?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=34244e8557
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.689 s
Memory usage 3.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Security

Page screenshot: Security
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec&module=security-check&module_type=recommended
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.649 s
Memory usage 4.62 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&module_type=recommended
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec-security-check
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.592 s
Memory usage 4.3 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
Load time 0.454 s
Memory usage 4.37 MiB
JS errors
[
    {
        "message": "TypeError: Cannot read property 'replace' of undefined\n    at Object.getAjaxSubmitUrl (http://192.168.8.187/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:194:14)\n    at http://192.168.8.187/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:343:11\n    at http://192.168.8.187/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:364:2",
        "trace": null,
        "code": null
    }
]
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
Load time 7.068 s
Memory usage N/A
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
URL /
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.518 s
Memory usage 3.61 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.290 s0.379 s+0.089 s3.47 MiB3.97 MiB+ 516.49 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.219 s0.250 s+0.031 s3.5 MiB4.01 MiB+ 516.84 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.168 s1.285 s+0.117 s5.26 MiB5.77 MiB+ 527.24 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.578 s0.452 s-0.126 s3.33 MiB3.9 MiB+ 576.57 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.193 s0.215 s+0.022 s3.32 MiB3.89 MiB+ 576.57 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.216 s0.239 s+0.023 s3.32 MiB3.88 MiB+ 576.57 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.195 s0.203 s+0.008 s3.42 MiB3.92 MiB+ 511.79 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.140 s1.153 s+0.013 s5.24 MiB5.75 MiB+ 519.98 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.277 s0.342 s+0.065 s3.32 MiB3.88 MiB+ 576.57 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.212 s0.252 s+0.040 s3.42 MiB3.92 MiB+ 511.23 KiB
/0.363 s0.238 s-0.125 s3.17 MiB3.61 MiB+ 454.16 KiB
Average 0.441 s0.455 s+0.014 s3.71 MiB4.23 MiB+ 533.09 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 6

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