Having a wide variety of content on addons.mozilla.org has always been a top priority for us, which is why some years ago we decided that we needed two different levels of acceptance for the add-ons we host and distribute. Fully reviewed add-ons meet all of our quality standards, while preliminarily reviewed add-ons only have to… Continue reading
Posts tagged with “firefox”
It’s no secret that Firefox users love to install add-ons — more than 1.5 million are downloaded every day from our official gallery. But users aren’t the only ones who love adding on to Firefox: third-party applications frequently install bundled add-ons into Firefox as part of their own installation process. While some of these applications… Continue reading
The next beta of Firefox 4 will include a change to how Firefox installs and uses extensions. Previously the files from the extension’s XPI would be extracted into their own directory in the filesystem and read from there, now the default is to just keep the XPI and load files out of it directly. For… Continue reading
Summary These bi-weekly posts explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. There’s a lengthy overview of the Add-on Review Process posted in this blog that should be read as a general guide about the review process. Most nominations are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Almost every update is… Continue reading
Today, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Rock Your Firefox, a new Web site for Firefox users to discover cool new add-ons or just learn what add-ons are all about. Rock Your Firefox will feature reviews, feedback, and insights from people around the Web who are using Firefox Add-ons to make their online experience… Continue reading
Jennifer Boriss has posted on her blog about some ideas we’ve been working on with the Firefox and User Experience teams for redesigning the Firefox Add-ons Manager. If you’re interested in the future of the Add-ons Manager, be sure to check it out!