iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)
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SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

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Memory Usage
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iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)
by iThemes

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security
by SecuPress

Average Change +652.1KB +470.81KB
Average 465.08KB 555.89KB
/(front page) 390.8KB 460.91KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 409.03KB 521.92KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 409.06KB 521.32KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 427.18KB 531.8KB
/wp-admin/index.php 422.6KB 529.02KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 404.45KB 508.18KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 404.75KB 508.5KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 405.29KB 509.15KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 718.61KB 757.9KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 715.99KB 755.61KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 408.14KB 510.43KB

Winner: SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

Page Speed
lower is better

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)
by iThemes

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security
by SecuPress

Average Change +0.14s +0.04s
Average 0.72s 0.48s
/(front page) 0.24s 0.21s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.32s 0.5s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.32s 0.21s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.38s 0.31s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.83s 0.34s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.35s 0.22s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.42s 0.3s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.29s 0.19s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 1.93s 1.54s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 2.03s 1.06s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.78s 0.41s

Winner: SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

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iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)
by iThemes

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security

SecuPress Free — WordPress Security
by SecuPress

Criteria iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) SecuPress Free — WordPress Security
Minimal impact on memory usage
Minimal impact on pagespeed
No PHP errors, warning, notices
No Javascript issues
Optimized database footprint
No resource errors
No HTTP errors on loading
No database error
WordPress 5.5.1 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating 4.7 4.2
WP Hive Overall Rating 4.7 4.2
Support Threads 52 3
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5

Overall Quality

5
5

Ease of Use

5
5

Quality of Support

5
5

Value for Money

5
5

Features

5

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