This is a first in a series of blog posts that will try to articulate some background about add-ons in order to explore potential product directions for the Mozilla add-ons site (AMO). First some facts and figures to help set the context and scale for Firefox add-ons. There are more than 180 million active monthly… Continue reading
Posts from June, 2008
Where have we been – where are we going? We’ve seen some major changes to the AMO site over the last six months. We rolled out a major version which we probably should have called AMO 4.0 but didn’t. We then changed to a rapid iteration cycle and have released six minor revisions. We’ve updated… Continue reading
Just a quick reminder that the deadline for the Extend Firefox 3 Contest is coming up quickly on July 4th. This contest includes some great prizes up for grabs and has categories for new, updated and music-oriented add-ons. Read more about it.
Mozilla aspires to be as public as possible with its data and stats. (See Blog of Metrics) We are trying to do our part with AMO and share information about activity we are seeing on the site. Fligtar has two great posts about site metrics during last week’s Firefox 3 launch and the great work… Continue reading
The AMO team has been cranking hard for the past several weeks to bring you the latest batch of goodness. This week’s release includes some very cool end user and developer features, just in time for Firefox 3. Theme Browser Ever find it hard to see a bunch of Firefox themes at a glance? We… Continue reading