Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.16

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.9.8 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: 1.81 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.153 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version4.9.8
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=51bdfe8d30
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 13.683 s
Memory usage 5.44 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 1.199 s
Memory usage 5.31 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 0.373 s
Memory usage 5.69 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 0.278 s
Memory usage 5.14 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 0.286 s
Memory usage 4.95 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 0.420 s
Memory usage 5.57 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 0.221 s
Memory usage 4.97 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 0.259 s
Memory usage 4.46 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 0.264 s
Memory usage 4.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.129 s0.231 s+0.102 s3.12 MiB4.97 MiB+ 1.85 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.102 s0.232 s+0.130 s3.14 MiB4.97 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.180 s0.257 s+0.077 s3.21 MiB5.04 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.091 s0.267 s+0.176 s2.98 MiB4.81 MiB+ 1.82 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.086 s0.213 s+0.127 s3.06 MiB4.8 MiB+ 1.74 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.048 s0.239 s+0.191 s2.97 MiB4.79 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.082 s0.252 s+0.170 s3.01 MiB4.83 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.174 s0.303 s+0.129 s3.22 MiB5.04 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.089 s0.319 s+0.230 s2.97 MiB4.8 MiB+ 1.83 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.079 s0.256 s+0.177 s3.01 MiB4.9 MiB+ 1.89 MiB
/0.104 s0.280 s+0.176 s2.83 MiB4.46 MiB+ 1.63 MiB
Average 0.106 s0.259 s+0.153 s3.05 MiB4.85 MiB+ 1.81 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 19

Options wp_options 5

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "wordfence_activity_report_widget": {
            "title": "Wordfence activity in the past week",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

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