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New Contributions features

Riding along with AMO’s large Developer Tools update last Thursday were two new features to our Contributions program. It’s now possible for add-on developers to request that contributions be made to the Mozilla Foundation or another third party organization instead of to themselves. Contributions can be set up in the new Manage Payments area of… Continue reading

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Thank you notes for Contributions

Since we launched the Contributions Pilot last year, hundreds of add-ons have participated in the program.  We know from talking to developers that they deeply appreciate it when they receive contributions, so we thought we’d launch a small feature to help express this gratitude. Now, in the Contributions section of the Developer Control Panel, you… Continue reading

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Contributing to the Mozilla Foundation

The following is a guest post from Chelsea Novak, Marketing and Fundraising Manager at the Mozilla Foundation A few add-on authors have asked about directing contributions to the Mozilla Foundation. You definitely can- if you’re an add-on author and interested in directing your contributions to the Mozilla Foundation, it’s simple and easy to do. Just… Continue reading

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Contributions Sources

Since we launched the Contributions Pilot last summer, thousands of users have helped out their favorite developers with small donations.  We’ve continued to expand on the pilot with new features like Pledge Drives and subscriptions, and now we’re going to look at where users make their donations to authors. There are quite a few places… Continue reading

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Contributions- a look at some numbers

Since the Contributions Pilot launched in July, we’ve been working hard to improve this feature and understand its impact on the community.  Since we launched the Contributions Dashboards in early September, we’ve been able to look at the data and gather our findings. One of the first questions that developers want to know is whether… Continue reading

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Contributions stats and first run pages

For those of you who request contributions for your add-ons, you can now track your contribution amounts on AMO via the stats dashboard.  Like the contributions pilot itself, the enhancement to the dashboard is still evolving, so it’s pretty basic for now.  To see the contributions dashboard, simply go to your statistics dashboard and select… Continue reading

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Recommendations, Collections, and Contributions (oh my!)

We’ve just released AMO 5.0.9 with a ton of new features and bugfixes out into the wild. There’s something for everyone in this release, so take a look! Add-on Recommendations Some things go great together: peanut butter and jelly, popcorn and movies, Firebug and YSlow. Starting today, when you’re looking at an add-on’s listing, you’ll… Continue reading

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Categories: developers, end users, releases