How to Find What WordPress theme a Site is Using

Hello guys, have you ever tried to find which WordPress theme and plugins there are using on their site? So many readers ask me to how can I find? is it possible? Yes, you can and it’s possible to find what WordPress theme a site is using also you’ll find WP Plugins.

Before we go, let us know why we need to find which WordPress theme a website is using, Every day you are looking at many websites online. Think if you’re a newbie or new blogger or learner, you defiantly think about their site responsiveness, user experience, and how the website performs when we navigate such things right. Although, if the site attracts their design with you then you automatically curiosity to know which WordPress theme that the site is using and which plugin the uses. Am I right.! I’m also curious to find what WordPress theme they are using to design there WP site.

Hence, In this article, we’ll show you the easy process to find which WordPress theme plugins a specific website is using.

When you want to start a new website, choosing a new theme is very important and Which plugin uses to create certain features. While When you visit some other website you’ll get detailed about how my site is designed to look better.

It’s quite the easiest way to find which WordPress theme a site is using. there are one or more online tools that will help you to find what WordPress themes and plugins that the site is using.

There are two methods to find which WordPress theme and plugin used by a website;

Method 1. Find the WordPress theme used by a website with Online tools

There are one or more online tools that will help you to find which WP theme and plugin used by a site. One of the best online tools is a WordPress Theme Detector. the tool allows you to check which WordPress theme and plugins that the site is using, also it tells theme and plugin provider (where to download and buy it) and brief details about the domain name you entered.

To tell which WordPress theme a site is using, first, you need to visit WPTD (WordPress website Theme Detector) website then enter the domain name that you want to find.

WPTD first checks if the domain name you entered using WordPress or not. If the site using WP, then WPTD checks which WordPress theme and plugins used by a site.

Find Which WordPress theme plugins site using

Once the process is done, it’ll display all site results. the WPTD shows you the detailed information about that WordPress site.

The WPTD also tells whether the theme is premium or free. The online tool also provides links to purchase/download the WordPress themes and plugins.

Find Which WordPress theme a site is using

There are one or more online tools that will help you to find what WordPress plugins and themes used by a website. Such as WPTDIsItWPScanWP, and more.

Method 2. Manually Detect WordPress theme and plugin Used by a Website

Sometimes the online tools can’t find which WordPress theme a site is using. Because the website owner changes the name of the theme.

However, you’ll be able to find using that WordPress theme using manually. 

Each WordPress theme contains styles.css file. it contains the theme name, version author, provider, URL, and more contains in the style.css file.

To locate that .css file, first, you need to visit the website which you want to check. Once the site is loaded on your web browser Right Click anywhere on the web page, it displays a menu and then selects View page source.

find out what wordpress theme a site is using

Once you click on View page source, it will open a new window tab on your web browser. All the content of the tab you see it’s the source code of that site.

Now you need to find the following line in source code. Press the Ctrl + F on your computer keyboard now simply find Style.css. Now it’s highlighting one or three links check those all links to find that WordPress theme details. The link looks like this;

<link rel='stylesheet' id='themename_style-css'
href='http://example.com/wp-content/themes/theme
name/style.css?ver=1.1.47' type='text/css' media='all' />

Once you find the Style.css link and then open the link, Typically, it displays like this;

Theme Name:     WordPress Theme
Theme URI: https://example.com
Author: WordPress Theme Author
Author URI: https://example.com
Description: Flexible WordPress theme designed for Blogs
Version: 1.1.47
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
Text Domain: Astra

The above details will show all theme details with the author’s name, version, and URL of the theme used by the website.

You’ll also find using the Inspect method. Right-click anywhere on the webpage it will display menu and then choose Inspect option.

When you select the Inspect option it will open the developer tool window on your internet browser. Select Sources on the top of the developer menu. 

Now navigate to wp-content -> themes -> select style.css file. The information will be shown on the right side of the developer window. Now you can see the theme name, URI, author, version, etc.

how to tell which wordpress theme a site is using

That’s all for now. I hope this article will help you to find which WordPress theme and plugins a website using. If you got an error while finding a theme or plugin please let me know in the comment section. 🙂

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