Add-ons Blog

Posts from August, 2013

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/08/29

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 6 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 5 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Add-ons Manager Search Results Now Limited to Fully Reviewed Add-ons

Having a wide variety of content on addons.mozilla.org has always been a top priority for us, which is why some years ago we decided that we needed two different levels of acceptance for the add-ons we host and distribute. Fully reviewed add-ons meet all of our quality standards, while preliminarily reviewed add-ons only have to… Continue reading

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Categories: end users, policy

nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface change in latest Firefox 24 beta

There is a longer Firefox 24 add-on compatibility blog post coming up, but this change is particularly important because it was introduced during the beta cycle and could lead to stability problems for binary add-ons that use this interface. In bug 493051, the nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface was changed, specifically the signature of the addEngine function. However,… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/08/07

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

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August Featured Add-ons

Our diligent community board has selected the featured add-ons for August! If you have an add-on to nominate, please send it to amo-featured@mozilla.org for the board’s consideration. It’s completely fine to submit your own add-on for consideration! Pick of the Month: Stylish Restyle the web with Stylish, a user styles manager. Stylish lets you easily… Continue reading

Categories: end users