As we all know, there are some developers that are trying their best to develop add-ons for Google Chrome. But now, there is a big news for Chrome users–Big name browser add-on developers are starting to show Google Chrome some love. Yes, Google Chrome now has an extension to use the Web of Trust, a project that lets people rate the trustworthiness of Web sites and see how others have rated them.
The open-source plug-in previously worked only with Firefox and Internet Explorer, but now a version is available for the new developer preview version of Chrome, according to a blog post.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with WOT, it’s a kind of community-powered rating service. Users submit trust, privacy, reliability, and child safety scores for sites they visit. When you browse a site that’s in the WOT database, you’ll see the result of those ratings in easy-to-understand color coding. Green is good, red is bad, yellow means exercise caution.
If you want to have a try, the new extension for Chrome can be downloaded from the Wiki, though it’s a bit hidden in all the text. As an important step for Google Chrome add-ons system, Web of Trust is really worth using.