Add-ons Blog

Posts from February, 2010

Contributing to the Mozilla Foundation

The following is a guest post from Chelsea Novak, Marketing and Fundraising Manager at the Mozilla Foundation A few add-on authors have asked about directing contributions to the Mozilla Foundation. You definitely can- if you’re an add-on author and interested in directing your contributions to the Mozilla Foundation, it’s simple and easy to do. Just… Continue reading


Categories: general

Revamping the Statistics Dashboard

Developers got their first glimpse at detailed statistics for their add-ons in early 2008 when we launched the Developer Statistics Dashboard for every add-on hosted on AMO. Since then, we’ve made incremental improvements to this tool, such as adding grouping and comparison options, data tables, locale usage stats, contributions, and most recently download sources. In… Continue reading

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Please read: Security Issue on AMO

NOTE: Further investigation has revealed that all versions of Sothink Web Video Downloader are malware free.  For more, read our update. Issue Two experimental add-ons, Version 4.0 of Sothink Web Video Downloader and all versions of Master Filer were found to contain Trojan code aimed at Windows users. Version 4.0 of Sothink Web Video Downloader… Continue reading


Categories: general