WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan 8.7

Does "WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan" work with WordPress 5.6 and PHP 7.4.8? 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: 251.22 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 version5.6
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
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 36

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=f294065924
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 3.089 s
Memory usage 2.99 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 0.350 s
Memory usage 2.99 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 0.250 s
Memory usage 3 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 0.396 s
Memory usage 2.99 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 0.239 s
Memory usage 2.98 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 0.365 s
Memory usage 2.98 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 0.433 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.235 s
Memory usage 2.96 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 0.347 s
Memory usage 2.96 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 0.278 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.374 s
Memory usage 3 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 0.306 s
Memory usage 2.94 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 0.372 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.261 s
Memory usage 3.01 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 0.227 s
Memory usage 2.93 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 0.468 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.327 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.247 s
Memory usage 2.93 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 0.378 s
Memory usage 2.93 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 0.240 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Ignore List 0

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Ignore List 0
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_ignore
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.237 s
Memory usage 2.98 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 0.368 s
Memory usage 2.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Analytics

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Analytics
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_insights
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.236 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.264 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.262 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam → reCAPTCHA

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam →  reCAPTCHA
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=captcha
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.328 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.435 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.278 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.457 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.464 s
Memory usage 3.01 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Diagnostic Log

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Diagnostic Log
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=diag-log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.264 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.326 s
Memory usage 3.11 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 0.395 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.284 s
Memory usage 2.92 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 0.219 s
Memory usage 2.76 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 0.290 s
Memory usage 3.04 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.263 s0.419 s+0.156 s2.79 MiB3.04 MiB+ 249.45 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.179 s0.350 s+0.171 s2.84 MiB3.07 MiB+ 244.95 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.849 s1.034 s+0.185 s4.93 MiB5.23 MiB+ 307.38 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.451 s0.441 s-0.010 s2.67 MiB2.91 MiB+ 243.81 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.179 s0.225 s+0.046 s2.68 MiB2.95 MiB+ 276.68 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.222 s0.201 s-0.021 s2.65 MiB2.88 MiB+ 244.87 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.189 s0.197 s+0.008 s2.68 MiB2.99 MiB+ 311.96 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.060 s0.910 s-0.150 s4.92 MiB5.22 MiB+ 302.96 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.292 s0.269 s-0.023 s2.65 MiB2.89 MiB+ 246.24 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.272 s0.260 s-0.012 s2.75 MiB2.99 MiB+ 246.63 KiB
/0.489 s0.215 s-0.274 s2.67 MiB2.76 MiB+ 88.54 KiB
Average 0.404 s0.411 s+0.007 s3.11 MiB3.36 MiB+ 251.22 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