Wordfence Security
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Shield Security

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Memory Usage
lower is better

Tests done by WP Hive Test Script

Wordfence Security

by Wordfence

Shield Security

by One Dollar Plugin

Average Change

  • /(front page)
  • /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
  • /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
  • /wp-admin/edit.php
  • /wp-admin/index.php
  • /wp-admin/media-new.php
  • /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
  • /wp-admin/options-writing.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
  • /wp-admin/upload.php

+4426.79KB

  • 982.57
  • 1029.15
  • 1024.99
  • 1041.01
  • 1037.79
  • 1021.98
  • 1021.13
  • 1021.16
  • 1264.58
  • 1263.32
  • 1024.07

+4571.01KB

  • 936.88
  • 1050.91
  • 1049.7
  • 1062.29
  • 1054.32
  • 1047.62
  • 1041.55
  • 1046.16
  • 1297.94
  • 1294.23
  • 1048.9
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Winner: Wordfence Security by Wordfence

How WP Hive Tests the Plugins?

All the plugins are tested on the same server with exactly same configuration via test script that automatically activates and logs the data WP Hive shows.

Page Speed
lower is better

Tests done by WP Hive Test Script

Wordfence Security

by Wordfence

Shield Security

by One Dollar Plugin

Average Change

  • /(front page)
  • /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
  • /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
  • /wp-admin/edit.php
  • /wp-admin/index.php
  • /wp-admin/media-new.php
  • /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
  • /wp-admin/options-writing.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
  • /wp-admin/upload.php

+0.1s

  • 0.34
  • 0.27
  • 0.3
  • 0.28
  • 0.53
  • 0.28
  • 0.31
  • 0.23
  • 1.51
  • 0.99
  • 0.55

+0.1s

  • 0.27
  • 0.28
  • 0.26
  • 0.31
  • 0.52
  • 0.26
  • 0.46
  • 0.25
  • 1.11
  • 0.81
  • 0.48
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Winner: Wordfence Security by Wordfence

Other criteria

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Criteria

Wordfence Security

by Wordfence

Shield Security

by One Dollar Plugin

  • 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 5.4.2 compatible
  • PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Frequently updated
  • Active Users
  • Total Downloads
  • WordPress.org Rating
  • WP Hive Overall Rating
  • Support Threads
  • Download Plugin
  • No problems were detected during tests.

Ratings & Reviews

Wordfence Security

by Wordfence

Overall Quality
5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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Shield Security

by One Dollar Plugin

Overall Quality
5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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Awards & Achievements

Downloaded

Wordfence Security

Most Downloaded of All Time

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