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How do you find out which plugins a WP site is using?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Corydoras007, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Corydoras007

    Corydoras007 Regular Member

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    Hello BHW,

    Been checking out a competitor and all I know is that their site is using wordpress. What I like about it is how they use tables to compare and lay out certain products with a Buy Now button that contains their aff link.

    I'm trying to figure out how they do this and I think they are using a plugin to make their tables.

    I pulled out the source code and I don't see any plugins, just the theme. So I'm wondering, is there any other way to figure out all the kinds of plugins a WP site is using?

    Thanks.
     
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    Thanks... for some reason plugins are not listed. :(
     
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    If you scroll down the page, the plug ins are displayed further down
     
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    One way is by checking the website's source code. Search "wp-content/plugins/" and you will know.
     
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    Built With Plugin :)
     
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    You can't know it, perhaps you may be able to find out about specific, popular plugins, but a full list, nope, it's not possible unless they're not protecting directory access in their server.
     
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    Pretty much all modern servers have directory access protected, so for 95% of the sites this won't work.
     
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    Lots of good recommendation here. A couple I haven't heard of.

    I use builtwith plugin and builtwith.com
     
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    Thanks, I'm gonna give em a try. Iv used other sites but there's always barely any detail on the sites iv tried. Much appreciated!
     
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    by using website's source code to find which plugin are use in particular website
     
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    That site has never worked for me. I either get an error message or it thinks the site wasn't built in WordPress.