There have been several updates to WOT recently, seemingly without announcement.
Here is the information on the latest versions of WOT [as of 2012-10-03], including all of its changelogs for 2012:
WOT for Firefox Version 2012-09-26 - Add the toolbar button after the stop button- Use DOM Mutation Observers instead of Mutation events- Use value instead of nodeValue for attributes- Fixed several typos- Added Turkish localization
Other Firefox versions earlier this year:
- Fixes locales for blocking pages.- Fixes compatibility issues with EFF's HTTPS Everywhere.
- Hides good rating symbols from Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo Mail- Doesn't change the default search provider to WOT Safe Search
- Fix: doesn't update the user interface before settings are loaded
- Doesn't recreate the toolbar button if it's removed or moved to the add-on bar- Removes unnecessary debug messages- Fixes an issue where the wrong toolbar icon style is visible on the welcome page after installation
- Fixes timeout issues with Firefox 12+- Fixes rating pop-up positioning in Google Mail- Clears cache after rating is changed on the WOT website- Installs WOT Safe Search as the default search provider for new users <==== for more information, see http://techdows.com/2010/08/how-to-add-wot-safe-search-engine-to-firefox-google-chrome-and-other-browsers.html
WOT for Opera version 1.8 (2012-03-19)
Other Opera versions earlier this year:
version 1.7 (2012-02-03)
WOT for Safari version 1.11 (2012-07-18)
Other Safari versions earlier this year:
version 1.10 (2012-04-24)
Don't show green donuts for webmails (support use_search_level) from search rules.
Version 1.9 (2012-02-22)
Version 1.8 - Fixed bug with mispositioning WOT popup in Gmail
Version 1.7 - fixed the bug "Donuts are shown even if page contains inclusions which are matched to search rules"
WOT for Chrome version 1.3.1 (2012-08-01)
Other Chrome versions earlier this year:
version 1.3.0 (2012-07-16)
version 1.2.14 (2012-05-09)
version 1.2.11 (2012-02-03)
WOT for IE version 2012-08-02
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bumping, to update above post to be accurate as of 2012-06-03
bumping, to update above post to be accurate as of 2012-8-2
WOT for IE and CHROME were just updated... and SAFARI a few weeks ago.
I don't seem to be able to check on what version i have on WOT. I know I have it on Firefox and IE. How do i check on version and update WOT. I can right click on the Icon and update shows up in the menu, but nothing seem to happen. Thanks
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In FF: click on TOOLS , then ADD-ONS, then EXTENSIONS. WOT should be included there. Current Version is 20120515 ; i.e., 2012-05-15
In IE: click on TOOLS, then MANAGE ADD-ONS, then TOOLBARS & EXTENSIONS. Scroll down the list to locate, and click-on (highlight) WOT. You should see the version # both on that highlighted line, as well as in the middle of the screen. The current version is listed as 126.96.36.199
EDIT: If you LEFT-click on the WOT icon, and look toward the bottom, it will [sometimes] let you know when a newer version is available. If it finds one, you can click on that to update.
Evermore, To update WOT left click on the WOT icon. At the bottom in fine print is a place to click to update.
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bumping, to update above post to be accurate as of 2012-09-20
Well, not for me. WOT does not want to update when right clicking the icon and choosing update
I downloaded the WOT installer from its page and it is v. 188.8.131.52
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bump: added WOT for Firefox Version 2012-09-26
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