If you are searching for something in Google or Yahoo, the WOT addon will proactively provide you with a rating for each of the links that are returned from your search results.

What types of warning levels are there?

There are 5 reputation levels that you should know.

  1. Very poor reputation – Don’t click on the link danger ahead!
  2. Poor reputation – Enter at your won risk!
  3. Unsatisfactory reputation – This site had a less than safe rating
  4. Good reputation – You may enter this site as it has been rated safe
  5. Excellent reputation – You may enter this site knowing the WOT community highly rated it!

There are 4 categories that make up the overall rating: Trustworthiness – Vendor Reliability – Privacy – Child Safety

Screen shots of ratings from links returned from search results:

This link is unrated

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Very poor reputation rating (A lighter red rating would be rated poor)

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Unsatisfactory rating

wot-unsatisfactory

Excellent rating (A lighter or lime green rating would be rated good)

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WOT warns you before you interact with a risky website. It’s easy and it’s free. Visit WOT today and start surfing safely!