How To Find The Theme Of A WordPress Website – 3 Ways

Whenever we see a website with a great design and layout, we are curious to know which theme is used in the WordPress website. Now millions of users are using WordPress for creating websites due to the variety of themes are available for building a website. If you are willing to find out the theme of the WordPress website then there are easy and free methods and tools available that will help you for finding the name of a theme.

How to Identify What Theme a Website Is Using

Selecting a theme is an important decision while creating a website. You have to think a lot when you are selecting a theme with unique features that will fit your website. It is easy to find the name of the theme used by the WordPress website.

For better clarification, we have divided the methods into three broad categories. One is using general methods(manually) in which you can identify the theme behind the website without visiting anywhere, in the second method you need to visit the third-party websites, and in the third method, you need to add a WordPress theme detector extension.

Pro Tip: You can also read our step by step guide on How do I Speed up a WordPress Website & 5 Ways To Optimize and How To Add Ads.txt File In WordPress

Find Theme Of Website Using Manually (Quick & Easy)

It is one of the most reliable ways to find a theme for any WordPress website as you don’t have to leave your current tab.

Method 1: By Looking At Footer

This is the easiest way to tell the theme of any WordPress website by looking at the footer of the website.

Step 1: Simply head over to the footer part(bottom) of any website.

Step 2: Now you can see the name of the theme. Simply Google the name and download it for your website.

Theme Name in Footer of website
Theme Name In Footer Of Website

Method 2: By Source Code(View Page Source)

Every website that has built over WordPress should include a file style.css. It is accountable for showing the visible layout and format of web pages. So our task is to find the file using the source code of the website with the help of a browser.

Step 1: Visit the website in your browser(We are Using Chrome Browser).

Step 2: Right-click on the screen and tap on View Page Source(also you can use Ctrl + U).

Right Click In Browser
Tap On View Page Source

Step 3: Now you need to search for theme using Ctrl + F. This will gives you the name of the theme.

Theme Name In Website Source Code
Theme Name In Website Source Code

Method 3: By Inspect(Ctrl + Shift + I)

Another way by which you need to look for the website code is by using inspect features of any browser. No matter what browser you are using. You can easily find this option.

Step 1: Visit the website in your browser(We are Using Chrome Browser).

Step 2: Right-click on the screen and tap on Inspect(also you can use Ctrl + Shift + I).

Right Click In Browser
Tap On Inspect

Step 3: Now look for theme under sources<wp-content<themes.

WordPress Website Theme Name Using Inspect
WordPress Website Theme Name Using Inspect

Find Theme Of Website Using Third Party Website- Website Theme Detector

You need to use a third-party website that will help you to identify the theme of any WordPress Website. You have to enter the website URL and then click on the Analyze and it will directly scan the website source code and show you the name of the website that they are using.

Pro Tip: You can also read our step by step guide on Install WordPress PluginHow To Solve Destination Folder Already Exists In WordPress

Method 1: Using WordPress Theme Detector(WPTD)

WPTD is designed to detect the theme of a WordPress Website with a single click. It will display the results in a few seconds. Simply head over to WPTD and enter the URL of any website. Now you can see the name of the theme(Name, Version & Author), theme provider, additional information, and the plugin which the website is using.

Theme Name Using WPTD
Theme Name Using WPTD

Method 2: Using isitwp

Isitwp is another way to find out the theme of WordPress website also you can find whether the website is made on WordPress or not. Simply head over to isitwp and enter the URL of any website.

Theme Name Using isitwp
Theme Name Using isitwp

Method 3: Using ScanWP

Did you spot a pleasing website and need to recognize the way it turned into built? Just enter the website URL and ScanWP will do the rest. All you need to enter the website URL at ScanWP and it will show you name of theme.

Theme Name Using ScanWP
Theme Name Using ScanWP

Method 4: Using WP Detector

WPDetector detects all of the plugins and the theme used by any WordPress website. If you discover a website built using WordPress and need to recognize how they created it, then WPDetector is the tool to go. Simply head over to WPDetector and enter the website URL and you will get complete information about theme, plugin, hosting information, and many more.

Theme Name Using WPDetector
Theme Name Using WPDetector

Method 5: Using Gochyu Theme Detector

Gochyu is presently the world’s best website theme detector that can currently detect the theme used on all of the following:

  • WordPress.org
  • WordPress.com
  • Shopify
  • Drupal
  • Joomla!
  • Prestashop
  • Squarespace

Simply headover to Gochyu Theme Detector and enter the website URL and it will show the available information.

Theme Name Using Gochyu Theme Detector
Theme Name Using Gochyu Theme Detector

Find Theme Of Website Using Chrome Extension

There are online browser extensions available online like WordPress Theme Detector that will help you to find the theme that a WordPress website is using. One of the best method to finding the theme of a website for the user that is using a chrome browser.

Pro Tip: You can also read our step by step guide on How To Export Email From WordPress Comment & How To Export Emails From Hello Bar

Step 1: Simply head over to the Chrome Web Store. 

Step 2: Search for WordPress Theme Detector and add it to your browser.

Step 3: Upon successful installation visit any website and click at the top right corner of your browser and you will get all details of the theme that the website is using.

WordPress Theme Detector Extension
WordPress Theme Detector Extension

Now the WordPress Theme Detector and Plugins Detector show you the theme name, author, and version, and other things that a website is using.

Here we have listed some other extensions that will definitely help you to check the theme of any website.

  1. Scan WP – WordPress Theme and Plugin Detector
  2. WordPress Theme Detector

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the WordPress theme?

A WordPress theme is a group of files that show the overview appearance of a website. 

Are WordPress themes free?

Yes, WordPress is having many free themes. They’re more than enough to build a stunning WordPress site.

What are the most popular WordPress themes?

They are • OceanWP • Astra • Hestla • Neve • Simple • Fremedy

Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of our best posts. Learn more!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

5 × 2 =

Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of our best posts. Learn more!