' '' Wappalyzer uncovers technologies used on websites

Wappalyser cross-platform utility

Blog-WapplyzerWappalyzer is a cross-platform utility that uncovers the technologies used on websites.It detects content management systems, eCommerce platforms, web servers, JavaScript frameworks, analytics tools and much more.

In the last six months, Wappalyzer identified 960 technologies 38,717,290,530 times on 237,687,532 websites. Wappalyzer is an open-source, platform-independent utility capable of identifying 1,049 different web technologies. It was created by Elbert Alias in 2009, has received contributions from hundreds of developers worldwide and enjoys an active user base of over half a million people.

Wappalyzer fingerprints software using unique patterns found in website source code, response headers, script variables and several other methods.
Wappalyzer is written in JavaScript and can be used on any operating system natively through either Docker or Node.js. It can be run as a stand-alone application or included as a module in a larger application.


Wappalyzer collects data anonymously and organically through the browser extensions. This information is processed and made available as purchasable datasets, providing valuable insights into the software industry. Below is an analysis of this site.

Download the browser extention and a small icon will appear on the top right-hand corner of your toolbar. Go to a website you want to analyse and click on the icon, a drop down box l will show you the software application the site is using. Click on any of the apps and it will take you to the app. This is very useful when checking out good looking websites or the competition.


Click here  to see how it works


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