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Posts from 2013

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/07/17

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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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Featured Add-ons for July

Has half of 2013 already passed us by? It must have, because it’s time for July featured add-ons! Featured add-ons are selected by a community board, but anyone can nominate add-ons for the board’s consideration, so don’t be shy. Simply email amo-featured@mozilla.org with your suggestion (you’re welcome to submit your own for consideration). This month,… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users, general, themes

New Theme Hover Buttons

Our newest addition to the engineering team, Kevin Ngo, added some hover buttons to make it easier for you to install a new theme and also edit themes you’ve authored. When you mouse over a theme thumbnail, you will see a green “Add” button. If you like what you see previewed in the header of… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/06/26

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

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Categories: compatibility, developers

Compete in the “Amp Your Firefox” Add-ons Contest!

The number people using Firefox for Android is increasing, and so is traffic to addons.mozilla.org. This makes mobile Firefox add-on development more relevant than ever. Don’t miss this opportunity to reach an audience of 10 million and counting! Are you ready to take on the challenge? Get the details »

Categories: contests, developers

Jetpack, Fennec and NativeWindow

Mobile Firefox add-on development is getting more and more relevant. As Firefox for Android steadily adds users and continues to be top-rated on Google’s Play Store we are also seeing increased traffic from millions of Android users on the Add-ons site looking for themes and extensions. We’re even running a contest to get developers interested… Continue reading

Categories: contests, developers, jetpack, mobile, sdk

Alternatives to Google Reader

With less than a month to go before Google Reader shuts down, it’s time to check out add-ons that meet your feed-reading needs. Feedly is our #1 pick, but that doesn’t mean it has to be yours—here are a few more we’ve curated for you. Enjoy! Feedly A productive way to organize, read and share… Continue reading

Categories: end users

Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/06/05

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 10 days. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation