Wappalyzer

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Inception
LicenseGPLv3
Programming languageNode.js
AuthorElbert Alias
Latest release5.5.3 []

Project health

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Why this tool?

Wappalyzer can be a useful asset when performing reconnaissance on a particular target like a web application or website. It helps to find what software is used to run a particular page. Components that can be detected are the content management system (CMS), JavaScript framework, e-commerce software, web server, and more.

How it works

Wappalyzer can be used from the command-line or via a browser extension. It scans a particular web application and extracts interesting data pieces like used software components. It may use headers and HTML code as one of the sources to obtain the information.

Usage and audience

Wappalyzer is commonly used for information gathering, reconnaissance, or software identification. Target users for this tool are general public.

Features

  • Available as browser extension
  • Command line interface

Tool review and remarks

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

Strengths

  • + Has 300+ contributors
  • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
  • + Many releases available
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Wappalyzer is under development by Elbert Alias.

Installation

Supported operating systems

Wappalyzer is known to work on all platforms.

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