What Theme A WordPress Website Is Using?

Nowadays, most website designs are powered by popular themes, it’s become common for folks passing by to want to snoop under the hood to find out which theme a site is using. Well, how do you find out what WordPress theme is a target website using?

If you are capable of inspecting the code with your browser, you might resort to a service built to automatically detect theme details.

If not, there are also several online tools build to “sniff out” what theme is that , together with some useful information about a target website.

Below are some of the most used automatic tools to gather information about a desired website. They’re easy to use, you can just paste the URL in their search bar.

What Theme

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What Theme is a new service that detects WP, Ghost and Shopify templates, even if the site is not using a commercial theme.

When a user searches for a site, What Theme checks its existing catalog and if it finds it, the results are returned instantly.

What Theme currently has basic support for Drupal and Joomla and plans to expand to include more CMS’s, such as ModX, DotNetNuke, Umbraco, etc. They are working to improve the accuracy of results for all supported platforms.

WordPress Theme Search


WordPress Theme Search allows the user to enter the URL of any website that employs a WP theme and it presents the details of the same. The information not only identifies the theme but also the attempts to identify the author of the theme.

If it finds, that a website uses a proprietary theme or a customized theme, it also reports that. This is a nice choice for identifying WordPress themes, especially if you intend to purchase one based on what you’ve seen on different websites. The theme details the websites reports will let you know if the theme is free for download or whether it requires a purchase.

WP Theme Detector

WP Theme Detector is a free tool that allows you to find all the details about the WordPress theme and plugins currently being used by a site.


WordPress Theme Detector – SEO tools


WordPress Theme Detector is one of the many SEO tools that you can use online. It is a free tool that you can use to primarily detect the theme of a particular WordPress site. It can also detect the plugins being used. This makes the detector as an advancement that replaces the manual method of checking WordPress sites. With this tool, you surely won’t waste a lot of time in figuring out the theme of a WP site that interests you.

Scan WP

Have you ever seen a wordpress site and said “I have to have this!”? Well, this site is exactly for you! Scan WP is an innovative WordPress theme detector, meaning it can detect almost any plugin being used on a WordPress site along with the theme being used. All you need to do is enter a URL of a site built with WordPress and it will do the rest. It will give you all the information you can possibly need about the site.

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