Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan 7.2.1

Does Wordfence Security work with WordPress 5.0.3 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: 3.75 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.259 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version5.0.3
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?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=45f007fdf2
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 11.011 s
Memory usage 13.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence

Page screenshot: Wordfence
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=Wordfence
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.651 s
Memory usage 7.32 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence → Firewall

Page screenshot: Wordfence  → Firewall
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceWAF
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.689 s
Memory usage 7.77 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence → Scan

Page screenshot: Wordfence  → Scan
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceScan
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.582 s
Memory usage 7.21 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence → Tools

Page screenshot: Wordfence  → Tools
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceTools
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.586 s
Memory usage 7.03 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence → All Options

Page screenshot: Wordfence  → All Options
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceOptions
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.965 s
Memory usage 7.65 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Wordfence → Help

Page screenshot: Wordfence  → Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=WordfenceSupport
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.622 s
Memory usage 7.04 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
Load time 0.473 s
Memory usage 6.76 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
Load time 0.472 s
Memory usage 6.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.292 s0.487 s+0.195 s3.22 MiB6.97 MiB+ 3.75 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.228 s0.414 s+0.186 s3.25 MiB6.98 MiB+ 3.73 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.020 s1.529 s+0.509 s4.92 MiB8.71 MiB+ 3.79 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.495 s0.850 s+0.355 s3.15 MiB6.87 MiB+ 3.73 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.180 s0.409 s+0.229 s3.17 MiB6.87 MiB+ 3.7 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.173 s0.398 s+0.225 s3.07 MiB6.86 MiB+ 3.79 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.183 s0.437 s+0.254 s3.17 MiB6.9 MiB+ 3.73 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.080 s1.235 s+0.155 s4.9 MiB8.69 MiB+ 3.79 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.226 s0.668 s+0.442 s3.07 MiB6.86 MiB+ 3.79 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.197 s0.405 s+0.208 s3.18 MiB6.9 MiB+ 3.73 MiB
/0.334 s0.429 s+0.095 s3 MiB6.76 MiB+ 3.76 MiB
Average 0.401 s0.660 s+0.259 s3.46 MiB7.22 MiB+ 3.75 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