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Tool and Usage

CMSmap is a security tool to perform reconnaissance on a web target. It helps with the detection of several popular content management systems (CMS).

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Why this tool?

CMSmap helps saving time in the process of detecting what CMS is used for a given web application. It performs reconnaissance and can do additional vulnerability scanning.

How it works

CMSmap scans a web application by looking at HTTP headers and returned HTML code. Upon detection of the used CMS, the tool will start more specific tests for that CMS. It may go for the detection of particular themes, user names, or plugins.

Additional information

Supported CMS:

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Drupal

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a application detection tool and vulnerability scanner.

CMSmap is commonly used for application testing, information gathering, vulnerability scanning, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

CMSmap is under development by Mike Manzotti.


Support operating systems

CMSmap is known to work on Linux.

Installation options

To use CMSmap, install it via the following method below.


After installation, check the version number of the program and compare it with the one on this page. Be aware of versions that are outdated, as they may contain bugs or even security vulnerabilities.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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