How to Find Out What WordPress Theme/Plugins a Site is Using

Have you ever found an awesome WordPress theme on a site but cannot figure out which theme is being used?

If it happened to you, then this post is for you.

Whenever we find a nice looking WordPress site, we always wonder what theme the site is using. In some cases, we can discover it by following the footer link that contains the theme distributor’s link. But in most cases, site owner doesn’t show the link on footer.

You can find the theme’s name easily by checking page source. But everyone doesn’t know how to do it. For those who don’t know it, here is an easy way to find out the theme’s name.

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How to Find What WordPress Theme a Site is Using

There are two websites that helps you to find out What WordPress Theme a Site is Using. Besides you will get some plugins that is used by that site.

1. What WordPress Theme Is That

What WordPress Theme Is That is a free online tool that lets you know what WordPress Theme a site is using. It will show you the Theme Name, Theme Homepage Link, Version, Description, Author of the Theme, Parent and Child Themes.

In addition, it will also detects some plugins that are being used in the site.

All you need to do is entering the URL and Click on ‘Check Site’.

What WordPress Theme Is That

2. WordPress Theme Detector

WordPress Theme Detector is another free tool that allows you to find the details of a WordPress Theme and plugins currently used by the site. It also detects the child and parent theme. Another important thing is that it lets you know the discount campaign for Premium WordPress Theme when available.

Like before, just enter the URL of the site and click on ‘Detect WP Theme’

WordPress Theme Detector

Attention: If the owner of the site uses a Custom theme, than these tools wouldn’t show any details of the theme.

 Hope it helps you to know which WordPress Theme a blog is using. If you find this post useful, don’t forget to share it on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus. 

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Istiak Rayhan

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  • Patrick says:

    Thanks for writing that page Istiak. I was able to use that information to find a plugin on a site. Enjoy the adventure.

  • Sarah Harper says:

    Hi Istiak,

    I’ve made a tool that pull out each and every detail from the WordPress site and it’s much faster than any other tool available on the web for this purpose. You can also give it a try and see yourself. I hope you’d also like to mention it in your post.


  • Grep Scott says:

    Hey Istiak, i’ve a question. If someone change the name of theme from their root files, then this tool can detect the original theme name?

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      You can do that by using Just go to and check the site for different dates. And see the page source from your browser. This way you may find the theme’s name.

      • Grep Scott says:

        Hi Istiak,

        Thanks for your prompt response. And Thanks again your method works perfectly for me! :)

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