Add-ons Blog

Posts from April, 2014

Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/04/16

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. 148 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Add-ons for Australis contest has ended

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Add-ons for Australis contest! After the entries go through the review process, the judges will go over them and select winners. We’ll notify and announce the winners in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can check out the new design for yourself on Firefox Beta.

Categories: contests, developers

Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 29

Firefox 29 will be released on April 29th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 29 for Developers, so you should read that too. Australis! This is a big one. The Australis theme introduces major changes that all add-on developers… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

April Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: S3.Download Statusbar View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar. Despite its compact size, S3. Download Statusbar packs in more useful features than the standard download window. The fully customizable interface auto-hides when not in use, allowing full control without interruption. Great add-on, a must have. The checksum verification is a… Continue reading

Categories: end users