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Find the active WordPress theme in a browser

If you can't sign in to WordPress and you need to check what theme is active on your site, you can do it from a browser using keyboard shortcuts.

Note: This method only works if the site pages are functioning properly. If the site is showing an error, you can find the active theme in the database.
  1. Open your site in a browser of your chioce.
  2. Press Ctrl+U for Windows (or Command+Option+U for macOS) to view the page source.
  3. Press Ctrl+F for Windows (or Command+Option+F for macOS), and then enter themes in the box that appears.
  4. Look for the highlighted word themes in lines of code that begin with link rel='stylesheet'. These links are tied to the theme itself. In the link, the theme name will be after /themes/. In this example, it's twentytwentytwo.
    Active WordPress theme in a browser

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