Add-ons Blog

Posts from June, 2009

AMO Review Queue Burndown a Huge Success

As add-on authors quickly realize when submitting their work to AMO, the review process is typically the hardest part to get through mainly due to the immense amount of add-on submissions we receive. Going through the queues can be a daunting task as new add-ons and updates come in daily. This past weekend we decided… Continue reading

Categories: developers, events

A week of collections

It’s been a week since we launched the new collections feature on, and the response has been amazing! Above the Fold has details on press coverage, and we’re happy to see so many bloggers and news sites creating their own collections. Reading the articles, it was very exciting to see that people really understood… Continue reading

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Categories: developers, end users

Extend Firefox 3.5! Make the Next Great Web Experience!

The Extend Firefox contest is back challenging developers to make the next great web experience! This global developer contest awards prizes for developing new Firefox Add-ons for the upcoming production release of Firefox 3.5. Last year’s contest received over 100 add-on submissions of some of the coolest and most innovative add-ons to-date and with Firefox… Continue reading

Categories: developers

Introducing Add-on Collections

The ability to completely customize your browser with thousands of add-ons is one of the best features of Firefox, and highlights the talent, dedication, and innovation of our great community. With thousands of add-ons and close to 1.5 billion downloads, Mozilla has been working hard this year to provide a great experience for both add-on… Continue reading

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Categories: end users, releases

Add-on Statistics Freeze

This weekend, the Mozilla Metrics team will be performing improvements to their data warehouse and new add-on data will not be available in developer Statistics Dashboards until Monday. No data will be lost during this process.

Categories: developers

Firebug 1.40b1 now on AMO

If you’re any sort of web developer (even a mediocre one like myself) and you’re reading this blog then Firebug is likely to be an important part of your Firefox experience. Thanks to the hard work of many contributors, Firebug 1.4.0b1 is now on AMO for people who are running or looking to run Firefox… Continue reading

Categories: general

Add-ons across the web

A friend pointed out today’s gem on ICHC: see more Lolcats and funny pictures I got a nice LOL from this and now my curiosity is piqued: any other (obscure or otherwise) pop-culture references to add-ons out there? Nick

Categories: general

Mozilla in Indonesia

This is a re-post of Gen Kanai’s article on the Add-ons for Mozilla meetup at ITS Surabaya, a university in the second-largest city in Indonesia. In a recent post at Ken Kovash’s Blog of Metrics regarding Firefox in Latvia passing 50% market share, Indonesia was ranked at 63% market share. With such a love for… Continue reading

Categories: events