How to Tell What Platform a Website is Built on

How to tell what platform a website is built on in one click

While browsing the Internet we come to some of the best websites in the term of design and performance and we think how they build this amazing website.In this post i am going to share a simple trick with the help of this trick you can know everything that what platform and services a website is using to build this amazing website.

If you are a Blogger like me and belong to Non-IT Background then most of the time after visiting an awesome website you may have lots of question in your mind. Like

  1. On which platform website build on WordPress, Joomla or Drupal.
  2.  Which Plugin the website is using.
  3. Which theme Website is using?
  4. Which Email subscription service website is using?
  5. Which Monetization service website is using to generate revenue.

and Much More…..

Follow the Following Steps to Discover What Runs a Website

There are several ways to determine what platform a website is built on:

  1. Look for platform-specific indicators: Many website builders and content management systems (CMS) include specific indicators in the website’s HTML code. For example, WordPress websites often include “/wp-content/” in their URLs, and Joomla websites might include “/index.php?option=com_” in their URLs.
  2. Check the website’s source code: You can view a website’s source code by right-clicking on the page and selecting “View Page Source” or “Inspect”. Look for references to specific CMS or website builders, such as “WordPress” or “Squarespace”.
  3. Use online tools: There are several online tools that can help you identify the platform a website is built on. One popular tool is BuiltWith (, which can detect the CMS, hosting provider, and other technologies used by a website.
  4. Check the website’s footer: Many websites include information about the platform or CMS used in their footer. Look for links to the website builder or CMS website, or for copyright statements that include the platform name.
  5. Use WhatRuns Chrome Extention: Allows users to quickly identify the technologies used on a website. It provides information on the website’s content management system (CMS), JavaScript frameworks, analytics tools, fonts, and other technologies used to build the website. By clicking on the WhatRuns icon in the Chrome browser, users can view a list of the technologies used on the website they are currently visiting. This information can be useful for developers, designers, and marketers who want to know more about a website’s underlying technology stack. The WhatRuns extension is free to use and can be installed from the Chrome Web Store.

Not all websites may indicate their platform or CMS, and some websites may use custom-built solutions that are difficult to identify. However, by using the methods above, you can often get a good idea of what platform a website is built on.

WhatRuns Chrome Extention

WhatRuns extension ( ) is one click away for you to find technologies used on any website you visit. From Developer Tools and Ad Networks to WordPress Plugins and Themes, WhatRuns also detect even the new and upcoming tools and services.Not just that – you can follow websites so that you get notified when they use new technologies or remove existing ones.


Head over to The Google Chrome Webstore and Install WhatsRun Extension.



Once you install the extension you will see it on the Right side of your Google Chrome the browser.


You can Check What is use to Run Techfloyd Blog. I installed this extension and check about Techfloyd, I surprised that it shows accurate information about Techfloyd, which I use to Run Techfloyd.


If you are a Blogger like me then WhatsRun can help you to follow the most popular tool they are using without doing any experiment. it can help you a lot to save time and money.

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