Add-ons Blog

Posts from July, 2011

Firefox 7 add-on compatibility, and looking forward to 8

Firefox 7 was moved to the Aurora channel a little over a week ago, and we’re preparing to run the automated compatibility upgrade for all add-ons on AMO that are already compatible with Firefox 6. If you want to benefit from these compatibility bumps, your add-on should have a maximum compatibility of 6.* at present.… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, general

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/07/19

I post these updates every 2 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other relevant happenings in the add-ons world. Summary Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Nominations are currently taking about 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Previewing AMO’s New Look

We’re very excited to begin rolling out a new design for our homepage and add-on details page to a small number of visitors to addons.mozilla.org very soon. These new designs bring some of our most popular pages in line with the new Mozilla styling and provide a cleaner, simpler look for exploring the thousands of… Continue reading

Categories: end users, releases

Porting the Library Detector to the Add-on SDK

Now it’s shipped the first stable release, one of the Jetpack project’s top priorities is to make it easier for people to port their add-ons to the Add-on SDK. I thought a small experiment would help me understand better what’s involved in porting to the SDK, and highlight some of the rough edges which make… Continue reading

Categories: general, jetpack

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/07/05

I post these updates every 2 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues and any other important stuff going on in the add-ons world. Summary Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Nominations are currently taking about 2 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation