Defender 2.6.5

Does Defender work with WordPress 5.8.3 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: 1.66 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 version5.8.3
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 4

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=0b6ab56a0f
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.966 s
Memory usage 5.21 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Tools → Scheduled Actions

Page screenshot: Tools → Scheduled Actions
URL /wp-admin/tools.php?page=action-scheduler
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.189 s
Memory usage 4.83 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 0.764 s
Memory usage 5.48 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 0.212 s
Memory usage 4.5 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.324 s0.305 s-0.019 s3.08 MiB4.8 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.248 s0.191 s-0.057 s3.11 MiB4.87 MiB+ 1.76 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.215 s1.087 s-0.128 s5.27 MiB6.92 MiB+ 1.65 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.398 s0.372 s-0.026 s3.03 MiB4.68 MiB+ 1.65 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.242 s0.142 s-0.100 s3.02 MiB4.66 MiB+ 1.63 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.303 s0.193 s-0.110 s3.01 MiB4.66 MiB+ 1.66 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.182 s0.344 s+0.162 s3.04 MiB4.69 MiB+ 1.66 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.839 s0.841 s+0.002 s5.26 MiB6.91 MiB+ 1.65 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.208 s0.235 s+0.027 s3 MiB4.65 MiB+ 1.65 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.200 s0.215 s+0.015 s3.04 MiB4.69 MiB+ 1.65 MiB
/0.270 s0.202 s-0.068 s2.91 MiB4.5 MiB+ 1.59 MiB
Average 0.403 s0.375 s-0.027 s3.43 MiB5.1 MiB+ 1.66 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 76,661 13,989 283

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 46,789
Total complexity 7,721
Median class complexity 23.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class PHP_CodeSniffer\Tokenizers\PHP
Most complex function get_public_suffix()
Classes 191
Methods 1,727
Functions 26


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 10

Options wp_options 10

Custom Post Types 1

ID Name
scheduled-actionScheduled Actions

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

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