Defender 2.5.5

Does Defender work with WordPress 5.8 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: 1.32 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 version5.8
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=0b6679bc85
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 2.823 s
Memory usage 4.67 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 0.887 s
Memory usage 5.01 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 0.202 s
Memory usage 4.23 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.302 s0.277 s-0.025 s3.08 MiB4.43 MiB+ 1.35 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.186 s0.206 s+0.020 s3.11 MiB4.5 MiB+ 1.39 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.929 s0.847 s-0.082 s5.27 MiB6.61 MiB+ 1.35 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.613 s0.600 s-0.013 s3.03 MiB4.31 MiB+ 1.28 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.172 s0.180 s+0.008 s3.02 MiB4.29 MiB+ 1.27 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.269 s0.237 s-0.032 s3.01 MiB4.29 MiB+ 1.28 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.167 s0.191 s+0.024 s3.04 MiB4.33 MiB+ 1.29 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.070 s0.752 s-0.318 s5.26 MiB6.6 MiB+ 1.34 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.295 s0.336 s+0.041 s3 MiB4.29 MiB+ 1.28 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.201 s0.226 s+0.025 s3.04 MiB4.39 MiB+ 1.34 MiB
/0.341 s0.243 s-0.098 s2.91 MiB4.23 MiB+ 1.32 MiB
Average 0.413 s0.372 s-0.041 s3.43 MiB4.75 MiB+ 1.32 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 73,375 12,773 271

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 43,927
Total complexity 7,101
Median class complexity 23.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class PHP_CodeSniffer\Tokenizers\PHP
Most complex function get_public_suffix()
Classes 185
Methods 1,594
Functions 24


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