Defender 2.8.1

Does Defender work with WordPress 5.9.3 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: 1.71 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 version5.9.3
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=6db26f08e3
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 1.012 s
Memory usage 5.53 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 0.191 s
Memory usage 5.13 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 0.798 s
Memory usage 5.71 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 0.243 s
Memory usage 4.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.365 s0.316 s-0.049 s3.37 MiB5.04 MiB+ 1.67 MiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.187 s0.202 s+0.015 s3.4 MiB5.17 MiB+ 1.77 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.013 s1.128 s+0.115 s5.68 MiB7.35 MiB+ 1.67 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.410 s0.370 s-0.040 s3.25 MiB4.99 MiB+ 1.74 MiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.273 s0.155 s-0.118 s3.24 MiB4.96 MiB+ 1.72 MiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.276 s0.403 s+0.127 s3.23 MiB4.97 MiB+ 1.74 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.187 s0.192 s+0.005 s3.27 MiB5 MiB+ 1.73 MiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.810 s0.868 s+0.058 s5.68 MiB7.34 MiB+ 1.66 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.224 s0.261 s+0.037 s3.22 MiB4.96 MiB+ 1.74 MiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.210 s0.221 s+0.011 s3.27 MiB5 MiB+ 1.73 MiB
/0.266 s0.235 s-0.031 s3.4 MiB4.99 MiB+ 1.59 MiB
Average 0.384 s0.396 s+0.012 s3.73 MiB5.43 MiB+ 1.71 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 75,066 14,876 293

PHP Code Analysis | More results »

Lines of code 47,970
Total complexity 7,995
Median class complexity 24.0
Median method complexity 2.0
Most complex class PHP_CodeSniffer\Tokenizers\PHP
Most complex function get_public_suffix()
Classes 195
Methods 1,777
Functions 29


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 9

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