Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.2

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.9.5 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: 1.71 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 version4.9.5
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=63c65272c3
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 7.997 s
Memory usage 4.99 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 0.941 s
Memory usage 4.68 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 0.198 s
Memory usage 5.39 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 0.230 s
Memory usage 4.65 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 0.233 s
Memory usage 6.24 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 0.296 s
Memory usage 5.35 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 0.142 s
Memory usage 4.58 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 0.079 s
Memory usage 4.33 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 0.155 s
Memory usage 4.74 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.124 s0.133 s+0.009 s2.97 MiB4.74 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.103 s0.110 s+0.007 s3 MiB4.75 MiB+ 1.75 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.195 s0.096 s-0.099 s3.07 MiB4.83 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.082 s0.098 s+0.016 s2.9 MiB4.59 MiB+ 1.69 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.075 s0.115 s+0.040 s2.89 MiB4.58 MiB+ 1.69 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.056 s0.107 s+0.051 s2.88 MiB4.57 MiB+ 1.69 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.077 s0.098 s+0.021 s2.92 MiB4.61 MiB+ 1.69 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.177 s0.190 s+0.013 s3.07 MiB4.83 MiB+ 1.75 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.077 s0.100 s+0.023 s2.89 MiB4.58 MiB+ 1.69 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.132 s0.098 s-0.034 s2.93 MiB4.68 MiB+ 1.75 MiB
/0.101 s0.079 s-0.022 s2.71 MiB4.33 MiB+ 1.62 MiB
Average 0.109 s0.111 s+0.002 s2.93 MiB4.64 MiB+ 1.71 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": {
            "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