Defender 2.5.3

Does Defender work with WordPress 5.7.2 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .


No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.

Memory usage: 1.31 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.

WordPress version5.7.2
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 90,000+ page

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Pages 3

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=defender-security%2Fwp-defender.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=d1a7c3e9c0
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.126 s
Memory usage 4.35 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


Page screenshot: Defender
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp-defender
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.023 s
Memory usage 4.68 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.173 s
Memory usage 3.9 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.274 s0.248 s-0.026 s2.82 MiB4.1 MiB+ 1.28 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.215 s0.327 s+0.112 s2.86 MiB4.17 MiB+ 1.31 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.145 s1.034 s-0.111 s5.02 MiB6.37 MiB+ 1.35 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.436 s0.270 s-0.166 s2.7 MiB4.03 MiB+ 1.33 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.266 s0.178 s-0.088 s2.71 MiB4.01 MiB+ 1.3 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.215 s0.239 s+0.024 s2.67 MiB4.01 MiB+ 1.33 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.176 s0.183 s+0.007 s2.77 MiB4.05 MiB+ 1.28 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.048 s0.714 s-0.334 s5.01 MiB6.35 MiB+ 1.34 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.266 s0.293 s+0.027 s2.67 MiB4.01 MiB+ 1.33 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.223 s0.218 s-0.005 s2.78 MiB4.05 MiB+ 1.27 MiB
/0.271 s0.214 s-0.057 s2.65 MiB3.9 MiB+ 1.24 MiB
Average 0.412 s0.356 s-0.056 s3.15 MiB4.46 MiB+ 1.31 MiB

Code Statistics

Note: Third-party libraries and minified JS/CSS files are excluded from these statistics where possible, so the numbers you see here may be lower than those reported by other tools.

Language % Lines of code Comment lines Files
C/C++ Header0.0%8121
Total 72,418 12,410 267

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 43,030
Total complexity 6,905
Median class complexity 23.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class PHP_CodeSniffer\Tokenizers\PHP
Most complex function get_public_suffix()
Classes 182
Methods 1,545
Functions 19


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 6

Options wp_options 5

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide Defender Admin Menus