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Australis for Add-on Developers – Part 2: CustomizableUI

In the previous Australis post, I covered what you would need to change in your extension to adapt to the new toolbars in the Australis theme. In this installment I’ll cover a very exciting addition that facilitates the creation of toolbar widgets: the CustomizableUI module. While the size of the module and its docs may… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/03/05

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 2 weeks to review. 72 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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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

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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

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 28

Firefox 28 will be released on March 18th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 28 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Global variables with the same name as window properties can’t accessed. If you define a… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/02/12

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 2 weeks to review. 49 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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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 amo-featured@mozilla.org 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

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/01/22

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 2 weeks to review. 47 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 27

Firefox 27 will be released on February 4th. This release cycle is slightly longer due to the holidays. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 27 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Do away with downloads-indicator. The… Continue reading

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