Add-ons Blog

Posts from January, 2013

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.13.1

The Jetpack team would like to announce the immediate availability of SDK 1.13.1, which addresses several issues: Reverted context menu items in sub-menus to display by default as they did in 1.12 ( bug 836318 ) Fixed an issue where certain combinations of add-ons could result in an extra separator in the context menu (… Continue reading

Categories: builder, developers, jetpack, releases, sdk

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/01/30

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. In case you missed it, give 2012 in Add-on Reviews a look. It’s a good overview of what the review team did last year and how it compares… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, themes

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.13

I’m pleased to announce that we have released SDK 1.13 today! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. As well, Add-on SDK 1.13 is now live and available for Add-on Builder users. What’s new? Dave Townsend completely re-wrote the context-menu module to be much more reliable and less prone to… Continue reading

Categories: builder, jetpack, releases, sdk

Blocklisting malicious Codec add-ons

A group of malicious add-ons going by various names like Codec, Codec-C and Codec-M have been added to the add-on blocklist. This is a new type of block that covers multiple add-on ids, so we want to cover all of our bases and give users a place to comment if they think an add-on they… Continue reading


Categories: end users

Auto-updating Language Packs on AMO

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the localization community, Firefox has been translated to an impressive array of languages. You can find the list of available translations on the Firefox in your Language page. If a user wants to alternate between more than one language, it is possible to install a language pack add-on to… Continue reading

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Categories: developers, end users