Add-ons Blog

Posts from November, 2012

Add-ons Update – Week of 2012/11/29

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 2 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 1 week. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Java 7 Update 7 Blocked

Jata 7 Update 7 is vulnerable to a critical security bug that could lead attackers to compromise the user’s system through the Java plugin. The vulnerability is currently being exploited, and is a serious risk to users. To mitigate this risk, we have added Java 7 Update 7 to the add-on blocklist. Update 6 and… Continue reading

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Firefox 17 Compatibility Update

Firefox 17 was released yesterday, and there a couple of notable compatibility issues that have surfaced and are worth pointing out. Tab Mix Plus currently incompatible The popular Tab Mix Plus extension is causing some problems for users in Firefox 17. The problems include broken menu items – like the one that opens the Add-ons… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 17

Firefox 17 will be released on November 20th. Here’s the list of changes that went into Firefox 17 that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 17 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Flip __exposedProps__ to default-safe. We have been talking about this upcoming change for a while.… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2012/11/07

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 2 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 5 days. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation