WOT: Web of Trust Updates

Upgraded categories for MyWOT

New category selector

One of the biggest changes in the new WOT is the “Categories” feature, which gives the user the opportunity to define more accurately his experience with a website. Based on our observation, on how users choose the categories, we decided to simplify the category selection. Since our goal is to make things easier for you, we came up with an update to our service.

MyWOT updates order of comments on scorecard

Recent changes on the order of the user comments

Comments play an important role when a user is trying to make an informed decision about whether to enter a site or not. To ensure users are able to find the most relevant comments when reading user reviews, we decided to improve the way comments are presented.

MyWOT expands to Chrome and Safari

The new WOT is now available for Chrome and Safari

For those of you who haven’t noticed it yet, the new WOT is available for Chrome and Safari users. The users who already have WOT installed in their Chrome or Safari browsers, will get their update automatically.

interview with WOT developers

WOT developer interview

October 18th in 2005, so almost 8 years ago, Sami and Timo got the initial idea of WOT. These two post-graduate students at Tampere University of Technology dreamed of a tool that would help people to find trustworthy sites from the myriad of unknown and potentially dangerous websites.

WOT firefox addon

The New WOT Beta Now Available also for Firefox

Great news to all Firefox users; the beta version of the new WOT has been launched!

The initial version will be similar to the Chrome version that was launched in June, missing only the commenting feature on the rating window. But do not worry, this feature will be added very soon.

WOT and Adguard enter a partnership agreement

    Adguard, a commercial ad and pop-up blocker that supports all major browsers, recently announced the integration of WOT reputation data into its Internet filtering system.

WOT's new FAQ for site owners

Brand new FAQs for Site Owners

WOT is a company with a vision to make the Internet a safer place for everybody. As the WOT community keeps growing we need to ensure the satisfaction of everybody involved. We should keep in mind that our community consists of Website owners as well as WOT users.

updated WOT community guidelines

Updated WOT community guidelines outline best practices for all of us

WOT has a mission to make internet a safer place for all. Internet comes in many forms, in many languages, with multiple opinions, and with different ways to communicate. With the updated WOT community guidelines we want to explain to all WOT users – new and old – the community standards and best practices that all of us should follow when using the service.


WOT reaches 80000000

WOT reached 80 million downloads!


80 million downloads and over 42 million rated sites. These are beautiful numbers and as WOT is a crowdsourced service, all the credit goes to you – the WOT community – new and old users!