Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.0

Does Wordfence 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
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.
Performance

Memory usage: 2.25 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 version4.9.4
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 9

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=64fa929491
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 14.631 s
Memory usage 6.22 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 0.955 s
Memory usage 5.63 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 0.314 s
Memory usage 6.01 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 0.132 s
Memory usage 5.46 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 0.075 s
Memory usage 5.28 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → All Options

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → All Options
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceOptions
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.263 s
Memory usage 5.9 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence 0 → Help

Page screenshot: Wordfence 0 → Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceSupport
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 0.112 s
Memory usage 5.26 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 0.105 s
Memory usage 4.89 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 0.148 s
Memory usage 5.29 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.116 s0.079 s-0.037 s2.97 MiB5.29 MiB+ 2.31 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.107 s0.128 s+0.021 s3 MiB5.3 MiB+ 2.3 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.194 s0.138 s-0.056 s3.07 MiB5.37 MiB+ 2.31 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.085 s0.118 s+0.033 s2.9 MiB5.13 MiB+ 2.23 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.075 s0.128 s+0.053 s2.98 MiB5.13 MiB+ 2.14 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.054 s0.109 s+0.055 s2.88 MiB5.12 MiB+ 2.23 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.092 s0.134 s+0.042 s2.92 MiB5.16 MiB+ 2.24 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.159 s0.142 s-0.017 s3.07 MiB5.37 MiB+ 2.3 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.083 s0.069 s-0.014 s2.89 MiB5.12 MiB+ 2.23 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.081 s0.107 s+0.026 s2.93 MiB5.22 MiB+ 2.3 MiB
/0.108 s0.099 s-0.009 s2.7 MiB4.89 MiB+ 2.18 MiB
Average 0.105 s0.114 s+0.009 s2.94 MiB5.19 MiB+ 2.25 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 23

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