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Posts by Amy Tsay

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

Getpersonas.com is becoming read-only

We’re in the final stretch of the migration from getpersonas.com to AMO! On Thursday, 3/28 at approximately 2pm PDT, getpersonas.com will become read-only—this means you won’t be able to create an account or log in. It also means you won’t be able to submit any new themes until the migration is complete, in about 1-2… Continue reading

Categories: general

March Featured Add-ons

The votes are in for March featured add-ons! Featured add-ons are selected by a community board, which nominates and votes on outstanding add-ons that appeal to a wide audience. Anyone can nominate add-ons for the board’s consideration, so don’t be shy! Simply send an email to amo-featured@mozilla.org with your suggestion (you’re welcome to submit your… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users

Getpersonas.com Migration Update

** 3/26/13 UPDATE ** The final stage of migration will begin Thursday, Mar 28 at 2pm PDT. At this time, getpersonas.com will go into read-only mode, which means it will not accept any new registrations, logins, or theme submissions. We expect this process to last up to two weeks. After migration is complete, you will… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users, themes

Dress up your Firefox for Android

If you haven’t tried Firefox for Android, it’s fast, easy-to-use, and now customizable with themes! Simply go to addons.mozilla.org on your Android device and tap on the Themes tab. You can browse or search for different designs to try on, and when you find the one you like, tap “Keep it”.

Categories: end users, themes