Discover what runs a website. Frameworks, Analytics Tools, Wordpress Plugins, Fonts - you name it.

What is WhatRuns?

WhatRuns is an Edge add-on that allows you to discover the technologies used on any website. From frameworks to analytics tools and Wordpress plugins, WhatRuns detects it all. Stay updated on new technologies and get notified when websites change their tech stack.

Stats date:
Users: 1,479
Rating: 4.00 (2)
Version: (Last updated: 2023-08-10)
Creation date: 2023-08-10
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • storage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • cookies
  • <all_urls>
Size: 288.98K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Firefox

Discover what runs a website. Frameworks, Analytics Tools, Wordpress Plugins, Fonts - you name it. 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, we 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.


How do you know what runs a website? Every technology leaves a pattern on the websites it is being used. WhatRuns' algorithm recognizes these patterns to detect the tech stack of a particular website.

What all things you identify on a website? WhatRuns detects almost everything that runs a website - frameworks, web technologies, CMSs (and its plugins), themes and fonts to name a few categories.

How is WhatRuns different from extensions like Wappalyzer, BuiltWith, Datanyze and Ghostery? While all of these are good old products, WhatRuns is less heavy on your browser, has a better detection accuracy and recognise even the latest technologies and plugins compared to our counterparts. We also uncover fonts, Wordpress plugins and themes used on websites, which nobody else does at the moment.

User reviews
有用,但是相对于wappalyzer,展示的结果太少了 wappalyzer可以分析出十多个的站点,WhatRuns只分析出了nginx和vue
by , 2023-10-31

Nice to have you!!
by Carlos, 2023-10-05
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Risk impact

WhatRuns is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install WhatRuns if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

WhatRuns is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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