WordPress is the most widely used content management system, you will find number of website with beautiful design and great functionality on WordPress platform.
I’m sure you will come across many amazing websites and you would like to know which WordPress theme they are using. Specially when you start working on a new site, it’s not a bad idea to find out which WordPress theme your favorite sites are using.
So, how to find out which WordPress theme a site is using?
Well, one quick way to find the theme is by looking into the source code of the site. When you visit a site using standard browser, just right click on on the page and click on “view source code”.
Once the source code opens up try to make a search with the word “theme” that will lead you to the detail of the theme that site is using. You can also find the plugins a particular site is using by similar search with word “plugin”
There are a few services which makes the process to find the WordPress theme used by a particular site even easier.
Services to Find WordPress Theme of a Site
WPthemeDetector is a project by Luis Alejandre which makes it real easy to find out which WordPress theme your favorite site is using with just a click.
If you find a great looking site using WordPress and find out the theme being used, visit WPthemeDetector and enter the URL of that site and hit the button.
The tool will analyze it for you and will display a whole lot of information about the WordPress theme and plugins being used by that site.
What WordPress Theme Is That is a similar service to find out which WordPress theme a site is using. This is a free service created in order to make it really easy for you to get all the details of what WordPress theme and what WordPress Plugins are being used on a site.
Just write the domain name or the URL of the site which you want to check out and this system will show you the details of the theme.
What theme is another such platform where you can find details of WordPress theme being used by any site on WordPress platform. Paste the URL of the site in the search bar and the system will provide you the details of the theme used instantly.
Now, what if you want to do a reverse look up? That means you have a theme and you want to find out the websites who uses that particular WordPress theme.
There are folks who likes to find live websites using a particular theme before they go and purchase that theme, if the theme is not very popular, sometimes it may be difficult to find out live sites with that theme.
How to find out live site using a particular theme?
Well, there is a way to find out live sites using a particular theme by making a Google search with the following detail
Don’t remove the quotations while making the Google search and the (theme-name) has to be the exact name of the theme in WordPress install.