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Posts by Amy Tsay

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

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

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

Featured Add-ons for June

It’s already June, and time for new featured add-ons! Featured add-ons are selected by a community board, which nominates and votes on great add-ons that appeal to a wide audience. Featured add-ons are promoted in rotation on the homepage of addons.mozilla.org, as well as in the monthly Firefox & You newsletter, our fan page, among… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

Become a Marketplace App Reviewer!

This post originally appeared on the Apps blog, and we’re re-posting it for the AMO community in case anyone here is interested! *** A majority of add-ons on AMO are reviewed by volunteer contributors, and they are a big reason why addons.mozilla.org is a safe, thriving place for submitting and downloading add-ons. With the launch… Continue reading

Categories: developers

Featured add-ons for May

May is here, and it’s time for a new batch of featured add-ons! Featured add-ons are selected by a community board, which nominates and votes on great add-ons that appeal to a wide audience. We’re taking applications for the next board, so this is your chance to participate. Anyone can nominate add-ons for the board’s… Continue reading

Categories: general

Be on the next Featured Add-ons Board!

It’s time to select a new community advisory board, whose members will choose the add-ons that are featured in the next six months. Featured add-ons gain lots of visibility and downloads, rewarding developers for their efforts, and assuring users they are vetted and useful. Anyone from the add-ons community is welcome to apply: power users,… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users, general

New sorting and viewing options for themes

We’ve added some nifty sorting and viewing options for background themes! Due to performance concerns during the migration, we displayed only up to 60 themes on your profile page. Now, we’ve reduced the number to 20, and added a View All button. When you click the View All button on an author’s profile page, you… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes

Background Themes have moved to AMO!

The move from getpersonas.com to addons.mozilla.org (AMO) is complete. If you have new themes piling up over the past two weeks, we have good news—you can submit them now! As one of the first to check out the results of the migration, please let us know in our forums if you run into any issues.… Continue reading

Categories: end users, themes