Add-ons Blog

Posts from 2008

Mozilla Open House for Add-on Developers

Last week, we announced that we are sponsoring the first ever Add-on-Con conference and we can’t say enough about how excited we are to see this conference happen. Mozilla has been a leader in providing a stable and extensible platform on which to build add-ons and this conference truly helps to validate all of our… Continue reading


Categories: events

Mozilla Sponsors the First Annual Add-On-Con

Anyone that’s been doing add-on development for awhile is sure to relate when I say that the add-on arena is aggressively expanding in a very positive way. We’re starting to see a greater number of business ventures appear on the scene devoting a huge amount of time and resources into building top-notch add-ons and extending… Continue reading


Categories: events

1 Billion Add-on Downloads

This morning, reached a huge milestone: we served our 1 billionth add-on download since we started keeping track of downloads in 2005. This number only includes downloads from, but as many add-ons are hosted elsewhere, we can be sure the actual number is even higher. This is a very exciting week for Firefox… Continue reading


Categories: developers, end users

Lifehacker’s Favorite Experimental Add-ons

Lifehacker wrote an article on their favorite experimental Firefox extensions today. Great article, and worth a read. See also: See the newest experimental extensions on Lifehacker: Experimental Extensions We’d Like to Go Mainstream Lifehacker: Three Awesome Experimental Firefox Extensions

Categories: general