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Posts by Amy Tsay

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

March Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: Keyword Search Did you ever wish you could use a different search engine in the URL bar than you do in the search field? Keyword Search allows you to select any of your search engines to use in your URL bar. This extension is an important sanity-saver.” Get Keyword Search »… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

February Featured Add-ons

2014 is in full swing, and so is our community board, which has selected the featured add-ons for February. If you have an add-on to nominate, please send it to for the board’s consideration. Feel free to submit your own add-on! Pick of the Month: Multifox Multifox is an extension that allows Firefox to… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

MaDonna designs over 10,000 themes!

A big congratulations to longtime theme contributor, MaDonna, who recently submitted her 10,000th theme to AMO! MaDonna has been an active contributor since 2009, and her designs are beloved by the community. Her most popular theme, Sunset Over Water, is used by over 130,000 people. Her top-rated theme is Lilac Prediction, which one grateful user… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes

January Featured Add-ons

Happy 2014! Here are some featured add-ons to start off the year right: Pick of the Month: FindBar Tweak FindBar Tweak supercharges your find toolbar with a “Find in all Tabs” feature and many others! This add-on is a necessity if one has to search endless pages of text for similar terms. Its ability to… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

December Featured Add-ons

The last of the featured add-ons for 2013 are here! If you’d like to nominate an add-on for consideration by the board (you are welcome to nominate your own), just send an email to, and it will be added to the board’s consideration list. Have fun checking out these add-ons, and have a great… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users