What CMS is a Web Site Running?

What CMS is a Web Site Running?

Ever wonder what web content management technology is powering a web site?  This tool is not exhaustive, but can explore a site to identify the content system, analytical tools and social plugins that the site may be running.  It is a beta tool and we welcome feedback.

Enter a domain below and check it out.  Looking forward to comments!


* Please note – this experiment does not represent the views of my employer and has been setup for academic purposes.  If you try this and do not get any results or it provides incorrect results drop us a line and indicate what site you tried it on and the response that you expected.


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