Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 6.3.11

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.8 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.
Performance

Memory usage: 2.03 MiB
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 version4.8
PHP version7.0.16
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 3,000,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/
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Pages 10

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
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 15.837 s
Memory usage 4.84 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=Wordfence
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 4.337 s
Memory usage 4.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Scan

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Scan
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceScan
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.122 s
Memory usage 5.06 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Firewall

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Firewall
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceWAF
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.108 s
Memory usage 5.07 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Blocking

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Blocking
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceBlocking
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.129 s
Memory usage 4.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Live Traffic

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Live Traffic
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceActivity
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.165 s
Memory usage 5 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Tools

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Tools
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceTools
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 35.560 s
Memory usage 5.25 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Options

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Options
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceSecOpt
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.173 s
Memory usage 5.38 MiB
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 0.079 s
Memory usage 4.51 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.110 s
Memory usage 4.94 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.105 s0.043 s-0.062 s2.9 MiB4.94 MiB+ 2.05 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.095 s0.109 s+0.014 s2.91 MiB4.95 MiB+ 2.04 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.148 s0.071 s-0.077 s2.99 MiB5.03 MiB+ 2.04 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.080 s0.085 s+0.005 s2.82 MiB4.85 MiB+ 2.03 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.071 s0.104 s+0.033 s2.81 MiB4.84 MiB+ 2.03 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.050 s0.081 s+0.031 s2.8 MiB4.83 MiB+ 2.04 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.078 s0.087 s+0.009 s2.84 MiB4.87 MiB+ 2.03 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.141 s0.156 s+0.015 s2.97 MiB5.01 MiB+ 2.04 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.073 s0.092 s+0.019 s2.8 MiB4.84 MiB+ 2.03 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.073 s0.084 s+0.011 s2.84 MiB4.88 MiB+ 2.03 MiB
/0.095 s0.095 s+0.000 s2.6 MiB4.51 MiB+ 1.91 MiB
Average 0.092 s0.092 s-0.000 s2.84 MiB4.87 MiB+ 2.03 MiB

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 24

Options wp_options 3

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "wordfence_activity_report_widget": "Wordfence activity in the past week"
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Wordfence Security Admin Menus and Widgets