Before going to building their own digital footprint, a-lots of people go through 100 of websites, and the question on their minds is,‘what CMS is this site using’?
That’s because building a WordPress website isn’t as easy as it sounds . Once you’ve selected your CMS from the website’s which are available in the market, you need to select an appropriate theme, the best WordPress plugins & other things to make your website complete.
But before we move on to the CMS detectors, let’s know what is a CMS and how many CMS’s are there.
What is a CMS?
The Content Management System, or CMS, is a piece of software designed that provide users to create and edit a website. It’s necessary to note, that, CMS do much more help to manage the text and image content displayed on website pages. They are able to design re-design the look of websites, collect visitor comments, host forums, track user sessions, handle searches, and more a-lot.
The best example of CMS is WordPress which made website development a piece of cake for every user. Same that CMS lets you create your website, manage its content and design through different themes and website builders. You also able to add various functionalities to your WordPress website using plugins like Yoast SEO, Contact Form 7, slider revolution and much more.
So we’ve listed down all the 5 best CMS detectors out there to help you identify what CMS a site is using, and what WordPress business themes & plugins are powering them!
IsItWP.com provides you almost every information on WordPress based websites including the theme, plugins, underlying hosting, and other information. Its really easy to use easy to find out all the underlying technologies about WordPress site’s is using with the help of this tool. With this tool you can get following information below.
2- What CMS
What CMS is really a appreciable CMS which can detect around 142 different CMS applications and their services. What CMS includes the theme, plugins, underlying hosting, Programming Language, CMS Blogs, Database, Web Server and other information. If ever website slips through their system, WhatCMS team update their database immediately! With this tool you can get following information below.
Wappalyzer is same like other, its one click action CMS If you don’t want to use a web-based tool, you could go for Wappalyzer, a Chrome extension that does the work as well, same like other tools on the list. You need to installed once, and just need to visit the website you want to detect and click on the Wappalyzer button to find out the related information about the website.
Netcraft Site Report is a simple CMS detector that detects a website’s CMS with its domain registrar, hosting provider, hosting country, and much more information.
It is one of the oldest CMS detectors around and is mostly used by more traditional users. Also the speed of loading CMS is next level you need to just click and result is in-front of you. With this tool you can get following information below.
- SSL Certificate Chain
- Hosting History
- Sender Policy Framework
We use BuiltWith for our Website because this is hands down the most beneficial CMS detector around. The CMS not only tell you which CMS a website is using, but it also reveals the tools added on that site. All you need to do is enter a site’s URL and it shows you a-lot of options that website is using, what social media tools are being run. Also with this tool you can get following information below.
If we want to know the theme and plugins that run on a website, we use My Codeless Website to scan a website. All you need to do is enter the URL and it will reveal the template and tools that are active on there. We recently talked to their team and found out that they’re working on hosting detection as well. Pretty cool to see the entire structure of a website!
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