Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/01/08

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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.
  • 33 nominations in the queue awaiting review.
  • Most updates are being reviewed within 5 days.
  • 28 updates in the queue awaiting review.
  • Most preliminary reviews are being reviewed within 5 days.
  • 34 preliminary review submissions in the queue awaiting review.

If you’re an add-on developer and would like to see add-ons reviewed faster, please consider joining us. Add-on reviewers get invited to Mozilla events and earn cool gear with their work. Visit our wiki page for more information.

Firefox 26 Compatibility

The blog post was published and the accompanying compatibility bump for AMO add-ons was done shortly thereafter. Apologies for the delays.

As usual we recommend using the Aurora and Beta branches to test your add-ons ahead of time.

Firefox 27 Compatibility

Coming up…

Australis!

Australis, the new Firefox theme, is currently starting its second cycle on Nightly. I just posted the first installment in a series of posts about it. Check it out: Part 1 – Toolbars.

It’s very important that you test your add-on as soon as you can and figure out if there’s anything you need to do to make it compatible, or if you discover any bugs in the new theme. The blog post has instructions on how to report bugs for it effectively.

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  1. Franz

    Shortly before a new Firefox version was out, I used to get an email about automatic compatibility tests that were done on my addon. For the newest version, 26, I didn’t get this. So was this discontinued?

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    1. Jorge Villalobos Author

      No, it’s still happening. It depends on the compatibility that your add-on has set. We only notify you about Firefox X if your add-on has a maxVersion set to Firefox X-1.

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