Defender 2.6.0

Does Defender work with WordPress 5.8.1 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: 1.37 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 version5.8.1
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=8f4fbdb21d
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.875 s
Memory usage 4.72 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 0.795 s
Memory usage 5.05 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 0.224 s
Memory usage 4.26 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.328 s0.314 s-0.014 s3.08 MiB4.46 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.182 s0.201 s+0.019 s3.11 MiB4.54 MiB+ 1.42 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.962 s1.154 s+0.192 s5.27 MiB6.65 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.426 s0.361 s-0.065 s3.03 MiB4.41 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.247 s0.152 s-0.095 s3.02 MiB4.32 MiB+ 1.3 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.295 s0.206 s-0.089 s3.01 MiB4.38 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.182 s0.330 s+0.148 s3.04 MiB4.42 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.896 s0.969 s+0.073 s5.26 MiB6.63 MiB+ 1.37 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.237 s0.217 s-0.020 s3 MiB4.32 MiB+ 1.31 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.211 s0.215 s+0.004 s3.04 MiB4.42 MiB+ 1.38 MiB
/0.378 s0.220 s-0.158 s2.91 MiB4.26 MiB+ 1.35 MiB
Average 0.395 s0.394 s-0.000 s3.43 MiB4.8 MiB+ 1.37 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 75,061 13,380 279

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 45,216
Total complexity 7,409
Median class complexity 23.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class PHP_CodeSniffer\Tokenizers\PHP
Most complex function get_public_suffix()
Classes 189
Methods 1,673
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