What’s a Web Framework Identifier?

Nothing more than a very handy browser plugin which identifies what CMS and Java libraries have been used to create a particular website by its developer. My favorite browser is Google Chrome and I use Chrome’s Sniffer Extension which places an icon in the address bar to let me know what software was used to create the visited site. Here’s the link:


For Firefox there is an add-on called Wappalyzer which does the same thing, but might show a different list or number of features.  I have not used this yet, but plan on installing it on Firefox 4.01.  Here’s the link for that:


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