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How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

And There We Go Again. Hey and Hi To My Fellow WordPress Fan, I Must Confess to you on this that sometimes during my Newbie Days with WordPress and as an Internet Spotted Fan, I find it hard to Manually or Auto Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using Because I feel like I ain’t the owner of the site and why or how will I have access to these Theme name or Plugin.

So Let Me Also ask You, Have you ever visited any website made of WordPress, Stumbled on its Interface and You were Convinced with how good looking and well structured its layout is or How Responsive it is on Every device you use visiting the Website and you gonna end up asking yourself What WordPress theme is that awesome site using? Most Especially when you wanna start your new WordPress Blog. I Once had such feelings and thought but I knew someday I will Somehow overcome it and here I am Today teaching some of those who is in the shoes I was then.

ALSO READ: Guides On Selecting Suitable Themes For Your WordPress Blog

We all visit websites very well or often and we always see how they operate. I have seen some of my Facebook Friends Post on  their timelines “Who Knows or Has The Theme Of a Particular Website?” and I have been contacted times without number to help on this aspect but I ain’t a robot who can solve all problem in a jiffy. Some ask me the them or plugins I use on some of my Blogs and I will just smile especially from the newbies 🙂 .

NOTE: I want you to remember that WordPress is so Flexible and we all have the power to control anything on our Root Folders Except the Technical Folders/Files Like Wp-Admin, Wp-Includes and The Root Files, but We can Do and Undo To Other Folders But Be Careful.

Now Let Me Walk You Through The Case Study.. I Will Be Showing Your How To Automatically and Manually Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using. But I also Want You To Know that not every site gives access to there real theme name because Its Folder might be altered just like what I have done to webspotted.com.

NOTE: Some Website use custom built WordPress themes and these won’t be detected and also note that not all the plugins will be detected too.

How To Auto Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

Under This Auto-Detection Study, Am Gonna Be Sharing Just Two Website Who Offer There Detector Tools For Our Study Purpose. I Have been using them for a very long time and till date. So Lets Take For Example, I Will Be Using this Site: http://institutecollege.com

1.  wpthemedetector

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

Here is My First Tool. WordPress Theme Detector is an Online free tool that allows you to find all the details about the WordPress theme and plugins currently being used on a particular site so far you provided its Domain Name or URL.

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

How To Use wpthemedetector:
Enter the address of your favorite WP Site and hit the “Experience The Magic Of WPTD” button.

Now Leave the tool to analyze it for you and will display a whole lot of information about the WordPress theme and plugins being used. And more. Then there you go 🙂 .

CLICK HERE TO VISIT WPTHEME DETECTOR SITE

 

2. whatwpthemeisthat

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

WhatWpThemeIsThat is my Second Simple tool and it also has the power to easily detect what WordPress theme a site uses (including parent and child themes).

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

How To Use whatwpthemeisthat:
Enter the address of your favorite WP Site and hit your keyboard ENTER button.

Now Leave the tool to analyze it for you and will display a whole lot of information about the WordPress theme and plugins being used. And more. Then there you go 🙂 .

CLICK HERE TO VISIT WHAT THEME IS THAT SITE

As We Can See The Tested Site Uses SEVENMAG Theme and Some Plugins.

How To Manually Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

Yes, I said Earlier that I will be teaching you guys the manual method I use too 🙂 . Now lets do this fans.

⇒ First, You need to access the website page via any browser on your Computer but am gonna be using Mozilla Firefox

⇒ Now Right Click On the Page Once Loaded.

⇒ Click On View Page Source

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

⇒ Now We Gonna Have The Page Script Loaded In a New Tab or Window

⇒ Now Hold on CTRL+F on your Keyboard and Type in “Themes” without quotes and hit Enter Button

How To Detect Themes and Plugins A WordPress Site Is Using

There We Go and Locate the Site Theme 😀

⇒ To Locate Plugins, Simply Type In “Plugins” and Hit Enter and See The Plugins Used 🙂 Bravo

 

ALSO READ: How To View How Responsive Your Site Looks On Almost All Devices

Conclusion: Now that I have walked you through and at least made some things easy for you, I believe you can enjoy your new blog research and get your desired theme in a jiffy. I Guess by now, some of you will remember some sites you have visited and you can’t wait to check on them. I wish you success in your chosen path..

Happy Blogging!!!


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About the author

Olawale Isaac Odejide

Am Olawale Isaac Odejide, an Internet Spotted Fan Who Loves To Share What He Has Passed Through, Seen and Accomplished. Passionate to Learn & Write Stuffs That Come Naturally To Me. Generally Am a Freelancer,Blogger, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Web Designer/Activist and Student.

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