Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.7

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: 1.71 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.937 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

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=193acd25b4
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 9.626 s
Memory usage 5.27 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 1.158 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 0.537 s
Memory usage 5.61 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 0.327 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 0.229 s
Memory usage 4.81 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 0.774 s
Memory usage 5.49 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 0.196 s
Memory usage 4.82 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 0.302 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 0.327 s
Memory usage 4.82 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.089 s0.223 s+0.134 s3.09 MiB4.82 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.100 s0.431 s+0.331 s3.12 MiB4.83 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.178 s0.621 s+0.443 s3.19 MiB4.9 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.088 s8.206 s+8.118 s2.96 MiB4.72 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.072 s0.368 s+0.296 s3.04 MiB4.72 MiB+ 1.68 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.043 s0.321 s+0.278 s2.94 MiB4.7 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.074 s0.240 s+0.166 s2.98 MiB4.75 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.128 s0.243 s+0.115 s3.19 MiB4.9 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.072 s0.222 s+0.150 s2.94 MiB4.65 MiB+ 1.71 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.071 s0.238 s+0.167 s2.98 MiB4.75 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/0.106 s0.219 s+0.113 s2.82 MiB4.37 MiB+ 1.55 MiB
Average 0.093 s1.030 s+0.937 s3.02 MiB4.74 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 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