April 4, 2006
June 25, 2006
|Maintained by||Wowhead staff and Fanbyte|
The website started out as a talent calculator in December 2005. The talent calculator offers the ability to import builds from Blizzard talent calculators. It was in beta from April 4 to June 25, 2006, and the database was released on June 26, 2006.
The Wowhead Classic branch was launched on November 2, 2018, in preparation for World of Warcraft: Classic. A Thottbot theme was made available on February 9, 2019, to provide a genuine classic experience.
Wowhead was originally a privately owned site, owned by its founders, Joshua and Guillaume. In June 2007, Wowhead was sold to Fanbyte (then ZAM Network), a wholly owned subsidiary of Affinity Media, after several management and hosting changes.
An application (for Windows and macOS) that checks for data to upload, uploads data, installs the client AddOn, and checks for updates. Requires a Wowhead account to upload data.
- ^ As of 2018-06-17: https://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/wowhead.com
- ^ http://www.wowhead.com/forums&topic=126#p1100
- ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20060710074323/www.wowhead.com/?news
- ^ perculia 2018-11-02. Classic WoW Talent Calculator and Database Now Live on Wowhead. Wowhead. Retrieved on 2019-02-09.
- ^ perculia 2019-02-09. Thottbot Visual Theme Now Live on Classic Wowhead Site. Wowhead. Retrieved on 2019-02-09.
- ^ http://www.wowhead.com/client