Simple Ways to Detect WordPress Site’s Theme

There are thousands of websites out there. Some websites look so wonderful and attractive that they create a lasting experience in your mind, and you want to take inspiration from that and put it into practice on your site.

You can detect a theme from the WordPress website in many ways. Using chrome theme detector extensions or firefox extension or online theme detector websites. also, you can use a simple manual trick to detect the theme of a WordPress website.

We’re going to discuss all of these in this post. So make sure you’re reading the blog until the very last.

But before you go directly to the list, First, we need to check whether or not the website is built on WordPress. So,

How to check whether or not a website is built on WordPress

The simple way to do this is,

  1. Visit the website you want to check
  2. Right-click on any part of the page, select the View page source option from the menu
  3. Ctrl + F to open the search bar, then make a search for wp-content, If you find this in the source code, the website was definitely built on WordPress.

After finding the site is built on WordPress, you can start any of the following steps to detect the WordPress site theme.

Popular Chrome and Firefox extensions for Theme Detection on the WordPress Website

Chrome extensions

WordPress Theme Detector and Plugin Detector

WordPress Theme Detector and Plugin Detector

It is one of the popular WordPress theme detectors available for chrome users. It has over 10,000 active users. After installing adding the chrome to your extensions menu. You just have to visit any websites built with WordPress. Then click on the extensions and it will display the detected theme details of the WordPress site.

A small but smart feature is that the logo shines when you visit any WordPress website. So, you’ll know that the website is built with WordPress. Then you can simply click on it to detect the current theme on the website.

As the name suggests, it can detect the plugins on your website too.

Scan WP – Detect WordPress Themes and Plugins

Scan WP - Detect WordPress Themes and Plugins

The Scan WP – Detect WordPress Themes and Plugins is another popular extension for Chrome. It also has over 10,000 active users.

Its working style, UI is similar to the above mentioned WordPress Theme Detector and Plugin Detector extension. But it doesn’t give you any hint if the website is built with WordPress or not.

Firefox extensions

WordPress Theme Detector and Plugins Detector

WordPress Theme Detector and Plugins Detector

The WordPress Theme Detector and Plugins Detector extension for the Firefox browser is working really well. It detects plugins and themes on the WordPress site. The process is very simple. Visit the WordPress website, then click on the WordPress icon right on the URL field.

And, the plugins and themes will begin to be detected. The extension is used by more than 1,700 users. It is the only extension currently available in Firefox’s addon section.

Theme Detection of WordPress Site Using Online Websites

There are a number of websites available that can detect a WordPress theme.

The process is very simple and quick. Just enter the website’s address and done. It will automatically detect and display all the theme details that are available. This is the easiest way to discover the theme of any WordPress site without installing any plugin or browser extensions. This process will save a lot of time and effort.

1. WP Theme Detector

WP Theme Detector

Using the WP Theme Detector website, you can easily gather information about the theme the WordPress site has. All you need to do is enter the link to the website, then it will show you all the themes and plugins versions, author details, etc. It also shows Theme and Provider Popularity, which helps you decide whether you should use the theme or not.

The website is perfect if you want the theme and plugins information quickly and easily.

2. GOCHYU

gochyu - WordPress Theme Detector website

The Gochyu website is something similar to the first website i.e. WP Theme Detector. You need to enter the website’s link you want to know the theme details. Then it will show all the theme and plugins related information. Here you will also find the theme version, author, no downloads, ratings, last update details, plugins, web hosting domain, etc.

The website presents all the information in a very simple way, it’s easy for the user to check the theme information of the website.

3. Themesinfo

Themesinfo - WordPress Theme Detector

4. Built With

builtwith - WordPress Theme and plugins detector

Built With shows some more detailed information about your website. It will show Google analytics information, themes, and plugins details. For beginners, this is a bit overwhelming. If you are an analyst and want detailed information about the Libraries, Functions, CMS (Content Management System), CDN (Content Delivery Network). Then you will find valuable information.

5. IsItWP

IsItWP - Free WordPress Theme Detector Website

The IsItWP website gives you a simple layout. Where you just need to enter the website address and click on the analyze button to start detecting the Website theme. Not only that, it gives you more information, such as whether or not a website is built with WordPress. In addition, you will find more details about the Hosting Provider, the plugins and theme details.

6. Satori Studio

Satori Studio

The Satori Studio WordPress Theme Detector is very simple. And it shows the details of the theme as you can see in the image above. It’s doing the job. If you just want to know the theme name of a WordPress site, this website is just for you.

7. Scan WP

ScanWP - WordPress Theme Detector

ScanWP is another simple way to find the theme details of a WordPress site. You’ll have to just enter the website address and it will show all the theme details like authors, version, price, etc. In addition, you will learn more about the hosting details and the site’s search ranking information.

Manually Detecting WordPress Site Theme

You can easily detect the theme of a WordPress site without using theme detector plugins. Here’s how you can do that

  1. Visit a WordPress site
  2. Right-click anywhere on the page, then select the View page source option. (you will be redirected to the source page of the website)
  3. Press Ctrl + F for finding function, type wp-content/themes. Then you will see the results

WordPress theme detection from the page source code

      4. After clicking on the below link you will see more information about the theme, check out the image below

Theme details from page source

This manual method may work with other websites built with other CMS platforms. The search term will be different for different platforms. This method may seem quick, but it will not always provide this information as different websites have different security settings.

We have come to the end of the post. You can choose any of the browser extensions or websites listed above. The easiest way to find the website theme and plugin details is to use these websites. Without adding any additional extensions to your site.

If I need to know the details of the theme, I’ll go to the Satori Studio, because I don’t want any other information except the theme name. If I also want to know what plugins the website uses, I will choose between the WP Theme Detector and IsItWP. The rest of the websites can do the job as well.

I hope this post helps, if it does, a share would be wonderful.

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