AVH First Defense Against Spam

Version: 3.7.3

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The AVH First Defense Against Spam plugin gives you the ability to block spammers before any content is served by identifying them at the Project Honey Pot, a local blacklist or the local IP cache. Visitors trying to post a comment are checked at stopforumspam.com. Stop Forum Spam is not used to check before content is served due to the amount of requests, which overloads their infrastructure. Features PHP 5 is required. The visitor’s IP can be checked at the following third parties: Stop Forum Spam. Project Honey Pot. An API key is needed to check the IP at this party. The key is free. Spamhaus. IP’s are checked with the lists SBL and XBL. Spammers can be blocked based on the information supplied by the third party or by using a local blacklist. Comments made without a HTTP referrer can be blocked. Separate thresholds can be set for the following features: Send an email to the board administrator with information supplied by the third party about the spammer. Block the spammer before content is served. Bypass the checks for the IP at the third parties and the local blacklist, based on IP in the local whitelist. Ability to add single IP’s and/or IP ranges to the blacklist and whitelist. When an IP is blocked a message can be displayed...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.3 compatible
  • Optimized database footprint
  • No activation errors
  • No resource errors
  • Frequently updated
  • No problems were detected during tests.
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Performance

Memory Usage Memory Usage

  • Average memory usage is 135.92 KB
  • This is less than 99% plugins

Page Speed Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is increased by 0.06s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Page Tests (after activation)

Memory Usage AVH First Defense Against Spam: Overview

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=avh-first-defense-against-spam
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.33s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage AVH First Defense Against Spam:General Options

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=avh-first-defense-against-spam-general
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.2s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage AVH First Defense Against Spam:3rd Party Options

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=avh-first-defense-against-3rd-party
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.2s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage AVH First Defense Against Spam:IP Cache Log

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=avh-first-defense-against-spam-ip-cache-log
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.18s
  • Memory Usage: 0.47 MB

Memory Usage AVH First Defense Against Spam:F.A.Q

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=avh-first-defense-against-spam-faq
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.2s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage Plugins Page

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.41s
  • Memory Usage: 0.46 MB

Memory Usage Front Page

  • Page URL: /
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.19s
  • Memory Usage: 0.42 MB

WPHive User Rating

5

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5

Ease of Use

How easy it is to use?

5

Quality of Support

Satisfied or not?

5

Value for Money

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5

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Speed Test Benchmark

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  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 0.06s
/(front page)
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.05s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.05s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.07s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 0.11s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.45s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.07s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 135.92KB
/ (front page)
+ 4.66KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 20.22KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 12.42KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 19.35KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 20.44KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 19.3KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 20.34KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 8.53KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 21.2KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 20.26KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 20.16KB

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Database Tables 1

The plugin has added 1 additional options to your WordPress.

WP-Options 3

The plugin has added 3 additional options to your WordPress website.

Errors

Frequently Updated

  • The plugin has not been updated in the last 90 days.
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PHP Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin has not been properly activated on PHP 7.2.16. It may not work.
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WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.3.
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PHP Error Log

We found the following errors while activating the plugin. Read more how WP Hive generates this data.

  • [14-Nov-2019 22:46:13 UTC] PHP Warning: Use of undefined constant WP_LOCAL_DEV - assumed 'WP_LOCAL_DEV' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /wp-content/plugins/avh-first-defense-against-spam/class/avh-fdas.admin.php on line 109
  • [14-Nov-2019 22:46:14 UTC] PHP Warning: Use of undefined constant WP_LOCAL_DEV - assumed 'WP_LOCAL_DEV' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /wp-content/plugins/avh-first-defense-against-spam/class/avh-fdas.admin.php on line 109
  • [14-Nov-2019 22:46:14 UTC] PHP Warning: Use of undefined constant WP_LOCAL_DEV - assumed 'WP_LOCAL_DEV' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /wp-content/plugins/avh-first-defense-against-spam/class/avh-fdas.admin.php on line 109

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

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  24 Jan, 2020

Saif Hassan


5/5
Overall
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Easy of Use
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Feature of Functionality
5/5
Value of Money

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