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Add-on Guidelines Update

Since we introduced the Add-on Guidelines, we’ve had a much better way to tell developers what is allowed or not for non-AMO add-ons. We also have a much clearer set of rules for blocklisting add-ons that we think don’t provide a good user experience. We also told you that we would announce any changes to… Continue reading

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Categories: general, policy

Add-ons Manager Search Results Now Limited to Fully Reviewed Add-ons

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

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Categories: end users, policy

Introducing the Add-on Guidelines

Add-ons are often cited as the main reason users love Firefox, and while they offer users substantial benefits, they can also be a cause of slowdowns, instability and other problems. This is the reality of having an open development platform where add-ons are first-class citizens: developers have the tools to create truly excellent and innovative… Continue reading

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Categories: developers, general, policy

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/03/16

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. Nominations at the moment are being processed slower than usual. The new review system required hundreds of add-on developers to renominate their add-ons, which has placed a large workload on the editor team. Nominations… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/03/01

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. Nominations at the moment are being processed slower than usual. The new review system required hundreds of add-on developers to renominate their add-ons, which has placed a large workload on the editor team. Nominations… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, policy

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/11/23

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks 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 that should be read as a general guide about the review process. All nominations are being reviewed within 5 days. All updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, releases