Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation 8.4.4

Does Shield Security work with WordPress 5.3 and PHP 7.2.16? 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: 3.71 MiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: 0.114 seconds
The average page load time increased by this amount after activating the plugin.

Environment
WordPress version5.3
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 80,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-simple-firewall/
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Pages 8

Security Dashboard - Shield ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Security Dashboard - Shield ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-insights
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=wp-simple-firewall%2Ficwp-wpsf.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=ae1a62b15b
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 3.343 s
Memory usage 10.69 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Shield Security

Page screenshot: Shield Security
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-insights
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.577 s
Memory usage 10.32 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Shield Security → Settings

Page screenshot: Shield Security → Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-insights&inav=settings&subnav=plugin
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-plugin
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.789 s
Memory usage 9.52 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Shield Security → Scans

Page screenshot: Shield Security → Scans
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-insights&inav=scans
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-scans-redirect
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.107 s
Memory usage 11.41 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Shield Security → Go Pro!

Page screenshot: Shield Security → Go Pro!
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-insights&inav=license
Requested URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=icwp-wpsf-license
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.807 s
Memory usage 9.79 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
Load time 0.281 s
Memory usage 6.48 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 0.280 s
Memory usage 7.42 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Widgets ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Widgets ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/widgets.php
Aspect new-sidebar-widgets
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.691 s
Memory usage 7.37 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.269 s0.301 s+0.032 s3.62 MiB7.42 MiB+ 3.8 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.204 s0.270 s+0.066 s3.65 MiB7.38 MiB+ 3.74 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.076 s1.538 s+0.462 s5.36 MiB9.1 MiB+ 3.74 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.421 s0.568 s+0.147 s3.48 MiB7.28 MiB+ 3.8 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.146 s0.232 s+0.086 s3.56 MiB7.27 MiB+ 3.71 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.205 s0.255 s+0.050 s3.46 MiB7.26 MiB+ 3.8 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.170 s0.230 s+0.060 s3.56 MiB7.3 MiB+ 3.74 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.874 s1.133 s+0.259 s5.34 MiB9.08 MiB+ 3.74 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.391 s0.388 s-0.003 s3.46 MiB7.27 MiB+ 3.8 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.187 s0.339 s+0.152 s3.57 MiB7.31 MiB+ 3.74 MiB
/0.298 s0.238 s-0.060 s3.32 MiB6.48 MiB+ 3.17 MiB
Average 0.386 s0.499 s+0.114 s3.85 MiB7.56 MiB+ 3.71 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 9

Options wp_options 39

User Metadata wp_usermeta 2

Sidebar Widgets 1

ID Name
icwp_wpsf_plugin_badgeShield Plugin Badge

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "icwp-wpsf-dashboard_widget": {
            "title": "Shield",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Shield Security Admin Menus and Widgets