Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan
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Memory Usage
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Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan
by Wordfence

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation
by One Dollar Plugin

Average Change +3471.7KB +3302.02KB
Average 817.71KB 796.32KB
/(front page) 736.36KB 678.63KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 774.49KB 756.85KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 774.56KB 756.7KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 794.35KB 778.77KB
/wp-admin/index.php 781.75KB 774.17KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 769.32KB 752.08KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 769.75KB 752.5KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 770.26KB 752.89KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 1026.81KB 1002.2KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 1024.92KB 1000.14KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 772.22KB 754.61KB

Winner: Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

Page Speed
lower is better

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan
by Wordfence

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation
by One Dollar Plugin

Average Change +0.17s +0.18s
Average 0.79s 0.76s
/(front page) 0.26s 0.26s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.4s 0.29s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.4s 0.29s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.32s 0.34s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.73s 0.61s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.27s 0.3s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.43s 0.6s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.32s 0.26s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 2.77s 2.64s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 1.97s 2.11s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.79s 0.65s

Winner: Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

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Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan
by Wordfence

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation
by One Dollar Plugin

Criteria Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation
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 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating 4.8 4.9
WP Hive Overall Rating 4.8 4.9
Support Threads 413 18
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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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Highest Quality #4 in Most Downloaded of All Time

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