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Revision as of 09:12, 29 October 2013

Version ≥ 0.7 uses the Browser Actions API.

The add-on requires Chrome 16 or later, or any Chromium based browsers, such as Opera Next, Internet, Yandex Browser, and works on all supported platforms.


Terms and conditions

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Please notice that the Terms of Service apply to all WOT services. If you use the software or the API as a part of your own application or redistribute and modify the software, the API Terms of Service apply too.


After installing, you can always update to the latest supported version by opening chrome://extensions and pressing the "Update all extensions now" button.

Chromium browsers version 16, 17
  • Download the add-on from here, if you have Chrome/Chromium browser version less than 18. This version of the WOT add-on is the same as from WebStore, except of different internal manifest.json file.

Development notes

If you are interested in participating in the development process, you are welcome to make pull requests with improvements and bug fixes.

Version history

WOT 2.0

  • 2.1.1 (source code)
    • Improvement: Simplified category selector
    • Improvement: Don't show "Categorize-it" badge for website rated as good by the user
    • Improvement: Don't show category "Good site" on "Other users' opinions" and child categories
    • Fixed: Warning WT appears every time ignoring the previously pressed "OK"
    • Other bugfixes
  • 2.0.18 (source code)
    • Fixed: Rating window size changes
    • Fixed: Clearing ratings separately doesn't clear voted categories
    • Fixed: Italian and German translations
    • several other bugfixes
  • 2.0.17 (source code)
    • First public release of WOT 2.0

WOT 1.0

  • 1.4.14 (source code)
    • Disabled IntroTip for all (temporary)
  • 1.4.13 (source code)
    • Added delay before IntroTip appears during first launch
    • Show real target name in the rating window and warning
    • Fixed minor bug
  • 1.4.12 (source code)
    • Fixed issue with Facebook Notes and leaking popup markup to them
  • 1.4.11 (source code)
    • Fixed height issue for FBL when user has zoomed screen
    • small improvements of FBL
    • Added "Forum" link to the Rating Window
  • 1.4.10 (source code)
    • Fixed: Show FBL for websites after warning screen is skipped
    • Added a/b testing for welcome tips
    • Several bugfixes
  • 1.4.9 (source code)
    • New welcome tip for rating window
    • Mini donuts on SERPs and social networks
    • #44 Change WS's background gradient
    • Fixed the bug with FBL
  • 1.4.8 (source code)
    • Fixed the bug with auth cookie
  • 1.4.7 (source code)
    • Added links to WelcomeTips
    • small changes to russian locale (more accurate meanings)
    • Fixed: Don't mark-up links in editable content
    • Fixed: several bugs with Warning styles
  • 1.4.6 (source code)
    • several bugfixes
    • Localization of Feedback Loop functionality (en, ru)
  • 1.4.5 (source code)
    • Fixed several minor bugs
  • version number 1.4.4 is skipped
  • 1.4.3 (source code)
    • Small bugfix in welcome tips
    • Added Feedback Loop feature (in testing mode now)
  • version numbers 1.4.0 - 1.4.2 are skipped
  • 1.3.12 (source code)
    • Welcome Tips: Donuts Tip added (for all EN and RU users)
  • 1.3.11 (source code)
    • WelcomeTips are enabled (WS, RW only) for all chrome users in English and Russian languages.
  • 1.3.10 (source code)
    • Small improvement to WelcomeTips (green buttons)
  • 1.3.9 (source code)
    • fixed a bug with processing welcome tip in frames
  • 1.3.8 (source code)
    • small changes in stats processing (GA)
  • 1.3.7 (source code)
    • "Welcome Tips" are introduced for browser users (experiment)
    • small improvements to GA stats
  • 1.3.6 (source code)
    • Small improvement: adaptive minimal confidence level
  • 1.3.5 (source code)
    • Fixed the bug with broken appearance of Warning Screen in rare cases
    • Added Google Analytics stats measuring
  • 1.3.4 (source code)
    • Added Turkish language
  • 1.3.3 (have been never released to Chrome webstore)
    • experimental: don't show welcome page to users of browser
  • 1.3.2 (source code)
    • Added Ukrainian language
  • 1.3.1 (source code)
    • #45, Czech strings were updated
    • All descriptions were cut to fit limit
    • New description for EN
  • 1.3.0 (source code)
    • #32, new Warning Screen
    • #39, Make opaque background on adult sites
    • #40, Warn on adult sites by default for MRU users
    • #42, Don't show Privacy component for MRU by default
    • #37, Fallback from CIS languages to Russian (added Ukrainian locale (rus lang))
  • (source code)
    • turned off setting experiment with light version of markup (enabled in previous version)
  • (source code)
    • experiment with light version of markup on some search pages
  • 1.2.14 (source code)
    • #3, Update manifest.json for Chrome 18 (manifest version 2)
    • #13, Context menu for opening scorecard
    • #26 Expire "warned" flag when site was rated to red by user
  • 1.2.13 (source code)
    • Hide green rating symbols from webmails
  • 1.2.12 (source code)
    • #5, Search results missing a rating symbol for unrated sites sometimes
    • #7, Make sure we don't assume blindly existance of r member
    • #10, Prevent text selection in popover, warning screen and popup
    • #12, Change russian text to better sounds
    • #11, Distinguish a context when opening pages from an addon
    • #16, Don't show warning screen immediately after rating site
    • fixed chrome's bug with getViews({})
  • 1.2.11 (source code)
    • Fixed: Popup positioning bug in gmail
    • Fixed: Wrong params number in matchrule()
  • 1.2.10 (source code)
    • localized short description to Russian
    • jQuery upgraded to 1.7.1
  • 1.2.9 (source code)
    • Reverted back to jQuery 1.4.4 for testing
    • Note: the activation problems appear to be caused by Chrome issue 88373 and there's very little we can do on the add-on side. Restarting your browser should solve the problem.
  • 1.2.8 (source code)
    • Upgraded jQuery to 1.7.1
    • Try to recover from jQuery .ajax failures when request status code is 200
  • 1.2.7 (source code)
    • Added more error logging to add-on activation.
  • 1.2.6 (source code)
    • More activation fixes. Some users appear to be experiencing problems, which we are unable to reproduce.
  • 1.2.5 (source code)
    • Fixes possible issues with add-on activation
  • 1.2.4 (source code)
    • Clarifies warning texts
    • Fixes potential issues with the settings page
  • 1.2.3 (source code)
    • Improves performance on sites with a lot of frames or social sharing buttons
    • Upgraded jQuery to 1.6.4
  • 1.2.2 (source code)
    • Fixes warning thresholds in the previous version.
  • 1.2.1 (source code)
    • Fixes the toolbar icon in the colorblind accessible mode
  • 1.2 (source code)
    • Adds translations for ko-KR
  • 1.1 (source code)
    • Adds ratings to Facebook, Twitter, and shortened URLs.
  • 1.0.4 (source code)
    • Fixed encoding of shared host names (on, for example).
    • Upgraded to jQuery 1.4.4
  • 1.0.3 (source code)
    • Fixed warning screen rendering in the current dev releases of Chrome 5.
  • 1.0.2 (source code)
    • Fixed a bug in link.api, which caused a reference error under specific (and rare) circumstances.
  • 1.0.1 (source code)
    • Uses default values for settings if JSON.parse throws an exception, which it apparently does for null parameters in the latest dev release.
  • 1.0 (source code)
    • Supports Chrome ≥
    • Switched from our own localization code to using i18n.getMessage
    • Upgraded to jQuery 1.4.1
  • 0.9.6 (source code)
    • Colorblind accessible user interface.
  • 0.9.5 (source code)
    • Switched to bigger 19x19px icons for the browser action.
  • 0.9.4 (source code)
    • Fixed the "Add your comment" link on the rating window to open only one tab.
  • 0.9.3 (source code)
    • Fixed scrollbar flickering on the rating window.
    • Set the all_frames property for content scripts in anticipation to upcoming changes.
  • 0.9.2 (source code)
    • Fixes to for a large number of targets.
  • 0.9.1 (source code)
    • Fixed the browser actions icon when multiple browser windows are used
  • 0.9 (source code)
    • Updated manifest to match the current documentation, added icons for the extension
    • Uploaded to Google's extensions gallery
  • 0.8 (source code)
    • Supports Chrome ≥
    • Switched to using imageData for chrome.browserActions.setIcon, because using iconIndex was deprecated last week
    • Added an options page, which redirects to the actual settings
  • 0.7 (source code)
    • Supports Chrome ≥ (-ish)
    • Removed the toolstrip and switched to using Browser Actions instead
  • 0.6 (source code)
    • Added a few sanity checks for synchronizing to api.reload
    • Added more error logging to critical functions in api.js and in content scripts
  • 0.5 (source code)
    • First public release
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