Finding the site template for a SharePoint site

Need to quickly find the site template for an existing site?
Don’t want to use PowerShell?

Well you’re in the right place, here’s how to do it with favourite web browser.

  1. Navigate to the reliant SharePoint site using your favorite web browser (e.g. Google Chrome)
  2. Open the development tools (e.g. for Chrome, press [F12])
  3. Click on the tab that shows the page source (e.g. for Chrome, Elements)
  4. Search for the following JavaScript variable name: webTemplateConfiguration

You should see something like this:

...,"webTemplateConfiguration":"GROUP#0",...