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WhatWeb – A Very Handy Open Source Web Scanner

Definition

Whatweb is web scanner written in Ruby to identify and recognise technologies used by a website including CMS, blogging platforms, statistic/analytics packages, Javascript libraries and much more interesting stuff, The best thing about Whatweb is that it contains more than 1800 plugins each one is specialized and grabbing some kind of information mentioned above,This Tool can also identify and grab email addresses, account ID’s, SQL errors and much important stuff


WhatWeb Features

* Over 1800 Plugins
* Basic HTTP Authentication
* Performace tunning. Control how many websites to scan concurrently
* Proxy support including tor
* IP address Ranges
* Fuzzy Matching
* Multiple log formats: Brief (greppable), Verbose (human-readable), XML, JSON, MagicTree, RubyObject, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, SQL.


Usage


Usage Verbose


Installation

git clone https://github.com/urbanadventurer/WhatWeb/
cd Whatweb
 ./whatweb [options]

PS: “WhatWheb” does not need any independent libraries it’s all compiled


Tips and Tricks

In order to launch Whatweb from any location in the terminal for Windows and none Debian you can follow this

For Windows:

 1 - You will need to install git
 2 - Open bash-cmd and type vim ~/.bashrc or nano ~/.bashrc depends on your favorite editor
 3 - type this command alias whatweb="/path/to/whatweb/script"
 4 - Save and exit
 5 - reload bash with source ~/.bashrc

For Other:

 Follow the same steps but you dont need to install git cause its already installed by defaults

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