How To Detect the Software or Platform Used In A Site
When you get into a wonderful site with a beautiful design and lots of features it natural that you start wondering about the Platform/Software on which its built, sometimes you get so curious that you would like to build a site like that or you would like to know about the CMS, Scripts and the things used in building it.Most of them try to ask others or try to survey or contact the site admin(normally the top sites wouldn’t like to reveal about the systems they use) but now its much easy, there’s a plugin which finds it for you.
Surprising isn’t it? well, even i never knew that i used so many applications! Its actually the cache plugin, the share widget which use, The API’s, The Framework and lots more! This simple plugin helps you to analyze your site too! I never know how analyzing your site might help, but still you might be able to figure out what apps does other sites use. What about the Firefox? according to a recent survey help by Le Geeks i found that most of the bloggers had been using Firefox, here’s one for Firefox.
Mozilla Firefox-Wappalyzer- Find what technologies websites use
Well, this plugin is exactly similar to Chrome sniffer. Only the name and the browsers differ,you can get its screenshots at the firefox website,link give below.
Its now easy for you to detect which platform is used by a website and also you can get know the apps used in enhancing it. It displays the following things- Platform, API’s, Cache software, CDN, Analytic scripts ,Sharing widgets and much more, stay tuned for many more web tricks.