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Posts by Amy Tsay

The AMO Reviewer Community Turns 10

A decade ago, Firefox introduced the world to a customizable web browser. For the first time, you could use add-ons to personalize your entire browsing experience—from the look and feel of buttons, to tab behaviors, to content filtering. Anyone with coding skills could create an add-on and submit it to (AMO) for others to use. The idea that you could experience the web… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

July Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: SearchWP by Georges-Etienne Legendre and Robert Katić Find terms entered in the search box easily with jump-to-word buttons and highlighting. Words typed in the search box are converted into buttons that can be used to find them in the current page. This is a must have for anyone who does serious… Continue reading

Categories: end users

June Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: Download Status Bar Download Status Bar manages every aspect of your downloads (Launch, Show, Scan, Rename, Checksum, Pause, Resume, Cancel, Clean, Delete), generates statistics from your download actions, keeps a record of your downloads, and much more. Thanks a lot for this excellent add-on. I especially love the feature of setting… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

Add-ons for Australis Contest Winners

The results are in for the Add-ons for Australis contest. The judges have selected the add-on entries that best capture Firefox 29′s new design and customization features, so check them out for yourselves! Congratulations to the winners! Best Overall 1st Place – The Fox, Only Better by quicksaver Maximizes browser viewing space while keeping it… Continue reading

Categories: contests, developers, end users

May Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: Easy Copy Copy page details such as its title, URL and HTML source with one click and paste it anywhere, such as emails, blogs and forums. Copy a single page, all open tabs or all links on a page. Format text as plain text or HTML. This is an excellent add-on,… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

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

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

Themes in Australis

Firefox 29, scheduled for the end of April, includes significant design and customization improvements that you can read more about here. You can also experience the new design, nicknamed “Australis”, for yourself on the Aurora channel now. We’ve blogged about how the toolbar, menu, and button changes will affect add-ons, but we also wanted to… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users