iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

Version: 7.9.0

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iThemes Security is the #1 WordPress Security Plugin iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) gives you over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site. On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software. Most WordPress admins don’t know they’re vulnerable, but iThemes Security works to lock down WordPress, fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With advanced features for experienced users, our WordPress security plugin can help harden WordPress. Maintained and Supported by iThemes iThemes has been building and supporting WordPress tools since 2008 like BackupBuddy, our WordPress backup plugin. With our full range of WordPress plugins, themes and training, WordPress security is the next step in providing you with everything you need to build the WordPress web. Get Plugin Support and Pro Features Get added peace of mind with professional support from our expert team and pro features to take your site’s security to the next level with iThemes Security Pro. Pro Features: Two-Factor Authentication – Use a mobile app such as Google Authenticator or Authy to generate a code or have a generated code emailed to you. WordPress Salts & Security Keys – The iThemes Security plugin makes updating your WordPress keys and salts easy....

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.5.1 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 652.1 KB
  • This is more than 74% plugins

Page Speed Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is increased by 0.14s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Page Tests (after activation)

Memory Usage iThemes Security Settings

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec&module=security-check&module_type=recommended
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 1.16s
  • Memory Usage: 0.62 MB

Memory Usage iThemes Security Settings

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec&module=security-check&module_type=recommended
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.74s
  • Memory Usage: 0.57 MB

Memory Usage iThemes Security Logs

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=itsec-logs
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.71s
  • Memory Usage: 0.47 MB

Memory Usage WordPress Security Plugin | iThemes Security Pro

  • Page URL: https://ithemes.com/security/?utm_source=wordpressadmin&utm_medium=wpmenu&utm_campaign=itsecfreecta
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 2.21s
  • Memory Usage: 0 MB

Memory Usage Plugins Page

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 4.47s
  • Memory Usage: 0.41 MB

Memory Usage Front Page

  • Page URL: /
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.51s
  • Memory Usage: 0.38 MB

WPHive User Rating

5

Overall Quality

Measures the overall quality

5

Ease of Use

How easy it is to use?

5

Quality of Support

Satisfied or not?

5

Value for Money

Is it good bang for the buck?

5

Features

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Speed Test Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 0.14s
/(front page)
- 0.13s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.09s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.13s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.34s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.02s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.05s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.29s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.65s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.17s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 652.1KB
/ (front page)
+ 63.29KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 70.23KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 70.75KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 69.25KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 70.1KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 71.07KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 70.87KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 66.82KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 136.89KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 135.76KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 71.61KB

Stats Stats

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Plugin Version Usage

0 weeks ago

Last Updated

0 Downloads

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10 years old

on WordPress

0 Ratings

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WP-Options 3

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

Errors

Memory Usage

  • This plugin uses 652.1KB memory on average, which is more than a plugin should use.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

JavaScript Error

  • This plugin has 1 JavaScript errors.
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PHP Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin has not been properly activated on PHP 7.4.8. It may not work.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.5.1.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

JavaScript Error Log

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

  • TypeError: Cannot read property 'replace' of undefined at Object.getAjaxSubmitUrl (http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:194:14) at http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:343:11 at http://127.0.0.1/wp-content/plugins/better-wp-security/core/modules/core/js/mc-validate.js?ver=1:364:2

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Ratings & Reviews

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

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