Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 6.3.17

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.8.1 and PHP 7.0.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
1Page failed to load
  • 1 Timeout
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 1.7 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.104 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version4.8.1
PHP version7.0.16
MySQL version5.7.17
PHP memory limit256M
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?action=activate&plugin=wordfence%2Fwordfence.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=1ac926723f
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 21.161 s
Memory usage 6.04 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 OK
Load time 4.500 s
Memory usage 4.68 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 OK
Load time 0.111 s
Memory usage 4.75 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 OK
Load time 0.102 s
Memory usage 4.73 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 OK
Load time 0.133 s
Memory usage 4.67 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 OK
Load time 0.155 s
Memory usage 4.69 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Tools

URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceTools
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 0 (Timeout)
Load time 30.004 s
Memory usage 4.69 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 OK
Load time 0.050 s
Memory usage 5.08 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 OK
Load time 0.100 s
Memory usage 4.2 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 OK
Load time 0.123 s
Memory usage 4.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.102 s1.306 s+1.204 s2.9 MiB4.76 MiB+ 1.86 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.088 s0.092 s+0.004 s2.92 MiB4.64 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.165 s0.058 s-0.107 s2.99 MiB4.72 MiB+ 1.73 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.079 s0.093 s+0.014 s2.83 MiB4.54 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.069 s0.081 s+0.012 s2.91 MiB4.53 MiB+ 1.62 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.070 s0.080 s+0.010 s2.81 MiB4.52 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.080 s0.093 s+0.013 s2.94 MiB4.56 MiB+ 1.62 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.146 s0.157 s+0.011 s2.98 MiB4.7 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.089 s0.093 s+0.004 s2.81 MiB4.52 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.077 s0.085 s+0.008 s2.84 MiB4.56 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/0.107 s0.077 s-0.030 s2.59 MiB4.2 MiB+ 1.61 MiB
Average 0.097 s0.201 s+0.104 s2.87 MiB4.57 MiB+ 1.7 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 4

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