Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.4

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.9.6 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: 1.72 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 version4.9.6
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=86685c3d7c
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 7.812 s
Memory usage 5.26 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 0.939 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 0.263 s
Memory usage 5.6 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 0.101 s
Memory usage 4.99 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 0.065 s
Memory usage 4.8 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 0.292 s
Memory usage 5.48 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 0.109 s
Memory usage 4.78 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 0.097 s
Memory usage 4.37 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 0.146 s
Memory usage 4.81 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.197 s0.071 s-0.126 s3.09 MiB4.81 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.126 s0.111 s-0.015 s3.12 MiB4.82 MiB+ 1.7 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.223 s0.100 s-0.123 s3.19 MiB4.9 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.100 s0.119 s+0.019 s2.96 MiB4.72 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.103 s0.075 s-0.028 s2.95 MiB4.71 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.050 s0.108 s+0.058 s2.94 MiB4.64 MiB+ 1.7 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.104 s0.134 s+0.030 s2.98 MiB4.74 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.167 s0.108 s-0.059 s3.19 MiB4.9 MiB+ 1.7 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.081 s0.056 s-0.025 s2.94 MiB4.64 MiB+ 1.7 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.078 s0.120 s+0.042 s2.98 MiB4.75 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/0.090 s0.104 s+0.014 s2.73 MiB4.37 MiB+ 1.64 MiB
Average 0.120 s0.101 s-0.019 s3.01 MiB4.73 MiB+ 1.72 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": {
            "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