Skip to content

How To Check A WordPress Theme and Plugin For Malicious Code

Scan Virus for WordPress themes and plugins

Malicious codes are added to these themes files for several reasons, some of the common reasons are to get a backlink from your website, to add adverts, redirect your website to unknown spam links or worst of all to create a backdoor access to your website.

Your site may got hacked if you use Free or Premium themes & plugins (GPL Included) downloaded from anywhere other than the theme author’s page. I’m going to show you how to check a WordPress Themes and Plugins for malicious code.

Why they add Malicious codes?

  • To get a backlink from your website
  • To get access to your website or blog
  • To redirect your blog to unknown spam links
  • To add their advertisements and banners.
  • or to simply get your website down

Scan Virus Free

VirusTotal is a free tool that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, Trojans, and all kinds of malware. The VirusTotal website is a very good tool if you want to learn how to check a WordPress theme or plugin for malicious code.

Scan my themes

Note: Do not use that themes or plugins if TotalVirus detect any virus by their Intelligence.

How to Download Malware Themes for Free?

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments