Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.1.8

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 4.9.7 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: 2.69 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.174 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version4.9.7
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=82e96d8a83
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200 OK
Load time 10.495 s
Memory usage 8.6 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 1.112 s
Memory usage 6.13 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 0.550 s
Memory usage 6.57 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 0.271 s
Memory usage 5.96 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 0.242 s
Memory usage 5.77 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 0.499 s
Memory usage 6.45 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 0.218 s
Memory usage 5.79 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 0.240 s
Memory usage 5.34 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 0.263 s
Memory usage 5.78 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.125 s0.222 s+0.097 s3.1 MiB5.78 MiB+ 2.68 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.098 s0.231 s+0.133 s3.13 MiB5.79 MiB+ 2.66 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.163 s0.253 s+0.090 s3.19 MiB5.86 MiB+ 2.67 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.079 s0.202 s+0.123 s2.96 MiB5.69 MiB+ 2.72 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.088 s0.251 s+0.163 s2.96 MiB5.68 MiB+ 2.72 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.045 s0.211 s+0.166 s2.95 MiB5.66 MiB+ 2.71 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.094 s0.562 s+0.468 s2.99 MiB5.71 MiB+ 2.72 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.171 s0.434 s+0.263 s3.2 MiB5.86 MiB+ 2.66 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.086 s0.174 s+0.088 s2.95 MiB5.66 MiB+ 2.71 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.077 s0.262 s+0.185 s2.99 MiB5.71 MiB+ 2.72 MiB
/0.088 s0.229 s+0.141 s2.73 MiB5.34 MiB+ 2.6 MiB
Average 0.101 s0.276 s+0.174 s3.01 MiB5.7 MiB+ 2.69 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