Add-ons Blog

Posts from April, 2013

Be on the next Featured Add-ons Board!

It’s time to select a new community advisory board, whose members will choose the add-ons that are featured in the next six months. Featured add-ons gain lots of visibility and downloads, rewarding developers for their efforts, and assuring users they are vetted and useful. Anyone from the add-ons community is welcome to apply: power users,… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users, general

Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 21

Firefox 21 will be released on May 14th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 21 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Split platform and app resources up so that they can be loaded individually. Adapting Firefox… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

New sorting and viewing options for themes

We’ve added some nifty sorting and viewing options for background themes! Due to performance concerns during the migration, we displayed only up to 60 themes on your profile page. Now, we’ve reduced the number to 20, and added a View All button. When you click the View All button on an author’s profile page, you… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/04/24

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 4 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Background Themes have moved to AMO!

The move from getpersonas.com to addons.mozilla.org (AMO) is complete. If you have new themes piling up over the past two weeks, we have good news—you can submit them now! As one of the first to check out the results of the migration, please let us know in our forums if you run into any issues.… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/04/03

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 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation