Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 6.3.20

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.8.3 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: 2.11 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 version4.8.3
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=e55325e241
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 8.852 s
Memory usage 6.09 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 0.964 s
Memory usage 5.1 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 0.095 s
Memory usage 5.16 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 0.059 s
Memory usage 5.18 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 0.068 s
Memory usage 5.08 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 0.105 s
Memory usage 5.1 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 OK
Load time 1.563 s
Memory usage 5.36 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 0.194 s
Memory usage 5.5 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 0.137 s
Memory usage 4.59 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 0.126 s
Memory usage 5.03 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.123 s0.055 s-0.068 s2.9 MiB5.03 MiB+ 2.13 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.105 s0.092 s-0.013 s2.92 MiB5.04 MiB+ 2.12 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.161 s0.070 s-0.091 s3 MiB5.12 MiB+ 2.13 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.069 s0.068 s-0.001 s2.83 MiB4.94 MiB+ 2.11 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.065 s0.090 s+0.025 s2.82 MiB4.94 MiB+ 2.11 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.041 s0.063 s+0.022 s2.81 MiB4.93 MiB+ 2.12 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.069 s0.089 s+0.020 s2.85 MiB4.97 MiB+ 2.11 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.147 s0.158 s+0.011 s2.98 MiB5.11 MiB+ 2.12 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.068 s0.043 s-0.025 s2.82 MiB4.93 MiB+ 2.11 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.066 s0.092 s+0.026 s2.86 MiB4.97 MiB+ 2.11 MiB
/0.064 s0.075 s+0.011 s2.61 MiB4.59 MiB+ 1.98 MiB
Average 0.089 s0.081 s-0.008 s2.86 MiB4.96 MiB+ 2.11 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 25

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