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2.18.2011

Browse The Web Safer With WOT Add-on

Image representing WOT Services Oy as depicted...Image via CrunchBaseThe Web of Trust (WOT) add-on is a safe surfing tool for your browser (IE, Firefox, Opera, Chrome). The traffic-light rating symbols help you see which websites are trusted when you search, shop and surf online.

WOT ratings are based on a global community of millions of users who have rated millions of websites based on their experiences and technical sources. This means WOT could keep you safe from both technical threats and the dangers that only human can detect, like a bad shopping experiences or inappropriate content for children.


The WOT add-on provides reputation ratings to search results when you use Google, Yahoo!, Bing and other popular websites. You can view website detail and other users' comments by clicking the WOT symbol.

Let's see the example of WOT ratings.
  • Trustworthiness - This means "Is it safe to use?". It is the most important indicator of WOT.
  • Vendor reliability - Mainly for some commercial trading sites like a shopping website.
  • Privacy - "Does the site have a privacy policy that protects your personal identity and data? "
  • Child safety - No introduction for this point :)
In brief, the green symbol stands for good and the red means bad. After you installed WOT add-on, a simple guide will show up. And you can join the WOT community to rate websites and leave a comment.

Download WOT for your browser at http://www.mywot.com/en/download