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Posts from March, 2013 is becoming read-only

We’re in the final stretch of the migration from to AMO! On Thursday, 3/28 at approximately 2pm PDT, will become read-only—this means you won’t be able to create an account or log in. It also means you won’t be able to submit any new themes until the migration is complete, in about 1-2… Continue reading

Categories: general

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.14!

I’m terribly pleased to announce the release of Add-on SDK 1.14! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. As I’ve written previously, SDK 1.14 will be the last release of the SDK to include the SDK APIs. Once Firefox 21 ships the version of Firefox you are using will always… Continue reading

Categories: builder, general, jetpack, releases, sdk

Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 20

Firefox 20 will be released on April 2nd. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 20 for Developers, so you should read that too. General When doing lazy tab restoration, set the <browser>s in question to display:none. This helps reduce… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/03/13

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 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 3 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

March Featured Add-ons

The votes are in for March featured add-ons! Featured add-ons are selected by a community board, which nominates and votes on outstanding add-ons that appeal to a wide audience. Anyone can nominate add-ons for the board’s consideration, so don’t be shy! Simply send an email to with your suggestion (you’re welcome to submit your… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users