Password Protected 2.3

Does Password Protected work with WordPress 5.5.1 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: 60.25 KiB
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 version5.5.1
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 400,000+ 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=password-protected%2Fpassword-protected.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=ca952cf619
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.368 s
Memory usage 2.72 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Settings → Password Protected

Page screenshot: Settings → Password Protected
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=password-protected
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.169 s
Memory usage 2.68 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 0.250 s
Memory usage 2.53 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.476 s0.401 s-0.075 s2.75 MiB2.82 MiB+ 72.73 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.233 s0.253 s+0.020 s2.8 MiB2.87 MiB+ 73.16 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.575 s1.804 s+0.229 s4.54 MiB4.62 MiB+ 75.9 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.787 s0.413 s-0.374 s2.63 MiB2.7 MiB+ 72.12 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.190 s0.184 s-0.006 s2.64 MiB2.68 MiB+ 40.03 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.218 s0.192 s-0.026 s2.6 MiB2.68 MiB+ 72.29 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.191 s0.183 s-0.008 s2.64 MiB2.71 MiB+ 72.37 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.498 s1.392 s-0.106 s4.53 MiB4.6 MiB+ 67.48 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.330 s0.249 s-0.081 s2.61 MiB2.68 MiB+ 72.54 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.303 s0.217 s-0.086 s2.65 MiB2.72 MiB+ 70.88 KiB
/0.345 s0.243 s-0.102 s2.56 MiB2.53 MiB- 26.71 KiB
Average 0.559 s0.503 s-0.056 s3 MiB3.06 MiB+ 60.25 KiB


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.

Options wp_options 1

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

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