How to find out what WordPress theme a website is using

Sometimes you visit a websites and love the design of that website. You instantly want to know what WordPress theme that specific website is using. Normally most websites use WordPress as their core platform because of it’s popularity and ease of use.

Today i am going to share some simple and easy tips and tools that will help you find out what WordPress theme a website is using. there are some tools that will provide detailed information about theme and even list of plugins a website is using.

Easiest way to find out what theme a website is using

You can view source code to find out the name of theme a website is using. If you are familiar with HTML and CSS then viewing source code won’t be difficult for you but if you don’t know HTML and CSS then this method can be confusing for you.

But don’t worry even if you don’t know HTML and CSS and how to view source code of web pages. I will teach you how you do this, it’s very simple and easy.

Open website in your favorite web browser. Such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Right click on any where on webpage and select View Page Source. A new window will appear with all the source code of web page.

Now Press Ctrl+F to open find bar. and type wp-content/themes. You will see wp-content/themes will be highlighted and just next to this you can seee the name of theme.

If you will view the source of this blog tahirtaous.com, then you can see following result.

http://www.tahirtaous.com/wp-content/themes/2012Child-V1.3/style.css?ver=4.1

here is screenshot

find out what theme a website is using
find out what theme a website is using

So you can see it’s not difficult at all.

Online Tools

i found 2 very useful web sites that display detailed information about plugins and theme a specific website is using. You just need to type url of website and these tools will display detailed result.

1. WP Theme Detector

This is very useful website to Find out WordPress theme or plugins that any website is using? You just need to type URL of website. Here you can see the screenshot how it works.

wordpress theme detector
wordpress theme detector

 2. WHAT WORDPRESS THEME IS THAT?

This is another good and useful website to find out plugins and theme any website is using. You just need to provide URL of website. You can also see the list of plugin website is using.

If a website is using a child theme, you can also see details of parent theme. If theme is available to download free or not.

Here is screenshot.

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find out what theme a website is using
find out what theme a website is using

This is how you can find out about plugins and Theme. is it difficult to find out.

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