Where does wowhead get its data?

Wowhead and other sites generally rely on data gathered by users with a wow add-in. Wowhead also has a way for other sites to reference that data in hover pop-ups, so their content gets reused on a number of sites. For actual ingame data collection: cosmos.exe is what thottbot for example uses.

Is Wowhead run by Blizzard?

History. Wowhead was originally created as a talent calculator in December of 2005. It started small, but quickly became a popular alternative to Blizzard's own, even eventually inspiring a redesign of Blizzard's calculator to the version that still exists on their website today.

Who runs Wowhead?

Front page for Wowhead
Type of site
Searchable database
Available in
English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese, Italian
Owner
Fanbyte, Tencent
URL
www.wowhead.com

What is Wowhead client?

The Wowhead Client is a little application we use to keep our database up to date, and to provide you with some nifty extra functionality on the website like Today in WoW. It serves several purposes: It maintains a WoW addon called the Wowhead Looter, which collects data as you play the game!

How do I get rid of Wowhead client?

Since there is no installation process with the client, you can simply delete the Wowhead_Client.exe executable wherever you may have saved it. To remove the addon as well, visit your WoW AddOns folder and delete the "+Wowhead_Looter" folder.

How does Wowhead get its data?

Wowhead and other sites generally rely on data gathered by users with a wow add-in. Wowhead also has a way for other sites to reference that data in hover pop-ups, so their content gets reused on a number of sites. For actual ingame data collection: cosmos.exe is what thottbot for example uses.

How do I use Wowhead client?

  • 1Download the Wowhead Client.
  • 2Place it anywhere you wish on your computer.
  • 3Start it up, and go through the initial configuration process, which includes entering your Wowhead username/password information.
  • How do I upload Wowhead?

    Uploading Data Simply start up the Wowhead Client program and click the Upload button. Once you have the Wowhead Looter add-on installed (by running the Client), you have access to a light in-game menu within the Interface AddOns menu, or you can alternatively make use of chat commands.

    Is Wowhead owned by Blizzard?

    It is owned by Fanbyte (formerly known as ZAM Network), a subsidiary of the Chinese company Tencent. The site first started out as a talent calculator for the game.

    How old is Wowhead?

    Front page for Wowhead
    Type of site
    Searchable database
    Registration
    Free
    Launched
    June 26, 2006
    Current status
    Online

    When was Wowhead created?

    June 26, 2006Wowhead / Dates launched

    Who started Wowhead?

    Wowhead was originally a privately owned site, owned by its founders, Joshua and Guillaume.

    Is Torghast fixed?

    The original issue in the first few weeks of Torghast has since been fixed. In Torghast, there are several layers you can complete for Soul Ash. Completing a higher layer will also award you with all rewards from lower layers you haven't completed for the week.

    What is Wowhead client?

    The Wowhead Client is a little application we use to keep our database up to date, and to provide you with some nifty extra functionality on the website like Today in WoW. It serves several purposes: It maintains a WoW addon called the Wowhead Looter, which collects data as you play the game!

    How do I use Wowhead client?

  • 1Download the Wowhead Client.
  • 2Place it anywhere you wish on your computer.
  • 3Start it up, and go through the initial configuration process, which includes entering your Wowhead username/password information.
  • How do I get rid of Wowhead client?

    Since there is no installation process with the client, you can simply delete the Wowhead_Client.exe executable wherever you may have saved it. To remove the addon as well, visit your WoW AddOns folder and delete the "+Wowhead_Looter" folder.

    How do I upload Wowhead?

    Uploading Data Simply start up the Wowhead Client program and click the Upload button. Once you have the Wowhead Looter add-on installed (by running the Client), you have access to a light in-game menu within the Interface AddOns menu, or you can alternatively make use of chat commands.

    What is Wowhead client?

    The Wowhead Client is a little application we use to keep our database up to date, and to provide you with some nifty extra functionality on the website like Today in WoW. It serves several purposes: It maintains a WoW addon called the Wowhead Looter, which collects data as you play the game!

    How do I use Wowhead client?

  • 1Download the Wowhead Client.
  • 2Place it anywhere you wish on your computer.
  • 3Start it up, and go through the initial configuration process, which includes entering your Wowhead username/password information.
  • How do I upload Wowhead?

    Uploading Data Simply start up the Wowhead Client program and click the Upload button. Once you have the Wowhead Looter add-on installed (by running the Client), you have access to a light in-game menu within the Interface AddOns menu, or you can alternatively make use of chat commands.

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