Have you ever tried to check which Theme a WordPress site is using? However, We get some emails from readers and also noticed users comment on our blogs to ask only which theme we are using? What are the plugins we are using?
In this article, we’ll show you ways to simply check which theme a WordPress site is using.
When ever a web designer starts a new website choosing the proper theme and selecting the right plugins is the important decision. Almost 70% user wants to create a website exactly same as they saw on the web. Users always want to create same design and customization what other websites use for them.
It’s quite easy to check which theme a WordPress site is using.
Method 1: Check WordPress theme using ISITWP tool / website
The easiest way to find out the website is made on WordPress or not. You need to visit the site ISITWP. It’s an online website / tool. You can simply put the URL of a website you want to check.
This website / tool gives you an idea of the given URL is powered by WordPress or Not. You’ll also get the theme details and few of the plugins details on what the given site is using?
You can check yourself by typing the theme name on Google and is it available to download or not.
Method 2: Check wordpress theme Manually
Sometimes website owners change the theme name to hide the theme from the tools like ISITWP. Apart from that developers used many techniques to avoid the theme name from the tools.
Manually you will search the theme name from the Page source code. Every WordPress theme required to have style.css file which contains the header file of a theme.
You can find the Theme Name, Theme URI, Auther, Auther URI, Theme Description, Version, License and License URI and etc.
Steps to get the Source Code:
1. To locate the file source code you need to visit the website.
For Windows and Linux OS:
Chrome / Opera / Firefox – Right Click on your webpage & click View Page Source. You can also use shortcut keys ctrl+U
Safari: Right Click on your web page & click view page source. You can also use shortcut Option+Command+U.
Firefox: Right Click on your web page & click view page source. You can also use shortcut Command+U.
Chrome: Right Click on your web page & click view page source. You can also use shortcut Option+Command+U.
2. Use Shortcut Ctrl+F and type style.css
3 . Click on the URL in this line to open the style.css file.
You will see the theme header block which contains the information of theme used by the website.
You will something like this:
Method 3: Check WordPress theme Manually using Inspect
You can manually detect the WordPress theme by this method also:
1. Right Click on your webpage & click View Inspect Element.
2. Click on Sources.
3. You will find this type of Page.
4. Check if the website Inspect Element shows you WP file or not.
5. Click on Wp-content and you will find Theme details and Plugins used by the website and designers.
I hope you like this article. It will help you to find the theme used by the web designer for making this website. You may also check our best plugin for 2020 blog.