Is a Website Using WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal?

| Web Design

wordpress joomla drupalThe following tutorial will show you a quick way to check if a site is built with WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal.

Using the technique, you can also quickly see some of the other technologies used for the site.

Let's get started.

Install Wappalyzer

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Go to the Wappalyzer download page and install Wappalyzer for your browser. The process will be relatively automatic and quick.

Check Wappalyzer

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Once installed, it's as simple as navigating to a web page and clicking the Wappalyzer icon. For example, the above screenshot shows what Wappalyzer displays for OSTraining.com.

Other Useful Ways to Check

BuiltWith is another useful way to check, which is very similar similar to Wappalyzer.

If you're using WordPress we have other ways to check: http://www.ostraining.com/blog/wordpress/site-built-in-wordpress/.

If you're using Drupal, we also have multiple ways to check: http://www.ostraining.com/blog/drupal/5-ways-drupal/

I hope this tutorial was helpful, saves you time, and makes browsing the internet a bit more enjoyable...it is fun quickly seeing what technologies power sites. You'd be surprised that many are ones that you're familiar with.


About the author

Nick is the Director of Support at OSTraining and you can find him in almost every area of the site, from answering support requests and account questions to creating tutorials and software.