- These 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 as well. We’re just getting started with these, so your feedback is greatly appreciated.
- Most nominations are being reviewed within 3 weeks. Our goal is to reduce this to 2 weeks before April.
- Most updates are being reviewed within a week. We want to reduce this even more in the future, but nominations are the current priority.
The Review Queues
- The stats are taken from the latest queue report from last Friday.
- 80 new nominations that week. 215 nominations in the queue awaiting review.
- 91 new updates that week. 95 updates in the queue awaiting review.
- 1013 reviews performed by AMO Editors this month. There were 25 editors performing reviews that week.
See the Add-on Review Process and You for information on how to know your current add-on status.
Notes for Developers
- Useful Information for Add-on Authors. How to improve review times for your add-on, information about the review process, etc.
- Bugzilla information for editors. How to file AMO bugs, how to flag bugs relevant for editors, and information on current and future AMO version releases. Let us/me know if you want to help fixing AMO bugs. Thanks!
- Private Browsing Mode support will soon become a requirement for add-ons that handle browsing data.
- Adding SeaMonkey 2 support in your add-ons is easy and strongly encouraged. Learn how.
- I’m currently working on porting the XUL School Tutorial for Extension Developers to MDC. This tutorial was originally developed by Glaxstar (now Appcoast) back when I worked for them. I wrote most of it, and now Appcoast has graciously donated the full tutorial contents to Mozilla. I expect to have ported all of the material within a week or so.
Add-ons Developer Relations Lead, Mozilla
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