WP Cerber Security, Antispam & Malware Scan 8.5.5

Does "WP Cerber Security, Antispam & Malware Scan" work with WordPress 5.3.1 and PHP 7.2.16? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.
Performance

Memory usage: 482.62 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.

Environment
WordPress version5.3.1
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 200,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-cerber/
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Pages 35

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=wp-cerber%2Fwp-cerber.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=954a6ed840
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 2.682 s
Memory usage 4.08 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber

Page screenshot: WP Cerber
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.359 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Activity

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Activity
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=activity
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.287 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Sessions 1

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Sessions 1
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=sessions
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.290 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Lockouts 0

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Lockouts 0
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=lockouts
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.329 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Main Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Main Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=main
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.871 s
Memory usage 4 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Access Lists 1

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Access Lists 1
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=acl
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.248 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Hardening

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Hardening
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=hardening
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.346 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Notifications

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Notifications
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=notifications
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.283 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.284 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.561 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector → Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector →  Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic&tab=ti_settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.319 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.284 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.322 s
Memory usage 4.06 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies → Global

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies →  Global
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users&tab=global_policies
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.241 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.370 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.302 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.262 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Scheduling

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Scheduling
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_schedule
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.301 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Cleaning up

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Cleaning up
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_policy
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.306 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Ignore List

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Ignore List
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_ignore
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.367 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Quarantine

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Quarantine
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_quarantine
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.308 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.276 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Antispam

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Antispam
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.250 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Antispam → reCAPTCHA

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Antispam →  reCAPTCHA
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=captcha
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.232 s
Memory usage 3.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Antispam → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Antispam →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.229 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Cerber.Hub

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Cerber.Hub
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-nexus
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.320 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.268 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Diagnostic

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Diagnostic
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=diagnostic
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.332 s
Memory usage 4.04 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Log

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Log
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=diag-log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.281 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Changelog

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Changelog
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=change-log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.291 s
Memory usage 4.05 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → License

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  License
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=license
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.339 s
Memory usage 3.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.280 s
Memory usage 3.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
URL /
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.264 s
Memory usage 3.63 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.283 s
Memory usage 4.12 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.328 s0.292 s-0.036 s3.61 MiB4.12 MiB+ 515.02 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.228 s0.243 s+0.015 s3.64 MiB4.14 MiB+ 512.97 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.254 s1.668 s+0.414 s5.36 MiB5.86 MiB+ 512.84 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.481 s0.497 s+0.016 s3.48 MiB3.97 MiB+ 504.22 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.166 s0.172 s+0.006 s3.56 MiB3.96 MiB+ 411.14 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.209 s0.208 s-0.001 s3.46 MiB3.95 MiB+ 505.98 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.375 s0.206 s-0.169 s3.56 MiB4.06 MiB+ 505.65 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.181 s1.173 s-0.008 s5.35 MiB5.84 MiB+ 506.02 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.342 s0.308 s-0.034 s3.46 MiB3.96 MiB+ 506.12 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.223 s0.231 s+0.008 s3.57 MiB4.06 MiB+ 504.58 KiB
/0.296 s0.213 s-0.083 s3.32 MiB3.63 MiB+ 324.25 KiB
Average 0.462 s0.474 s+0.012 s3.85 MiB4.32 MiB+ 482.62 KiB

Additions

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 12

Options wp_options 20

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "cerber_quick": {
            "title": "Cerber Quick View",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log

The log file is empty.

See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan Admin Menus and Widgets