Web of Trust (WOT) for Opera 2.501.960 is an Opera browser extension that warns you against fraudulent websites. The WOT extension has a lot of online documentations to enable newbies to become familiar with it. The extension is a useful tool for checking the reputation of a site. The ratings of the sites in the WOT database are contributed by the global community users who also install WOT extension on their Opera browsers. Additionally, third party sources are used in determining the safety rating of the websites.
After installing the extension, a circular icon will appear in the browser toolbar that indicates the trustworthiness of the site. Sites with good reputation are marked with green traffic light icon. Sites that have a lot of people reporting it as spam site will be marked with red traffic light icon. When you stumble across a site with red traffic light, you will see large warning site that warn you not to enter into the site. If you see the yellow traffic light, it means that there are a few people that are suspicious about the site.
The alerts the Web of Trust Opera extension provides are based on the ratings submitted by users in mywot.com. A site that is marked as hazardous serves as a warning for you. The site is not block and it is up to you or not to heed the warning of the WOT tool and proceeding in accessing the site.
The Web of Trust Opera extension can also indicate whether a website is safe to visit in the search result. Because most of the ratings are contributed by the community users, there is a chance that the rating is inaccurate. This is especially so if the website’s rating is only based on a few users. However, the rating should be accurate for popular sites that has a lot of users.
Download link: https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/wot/