Add-ons Blog

Posts from April, 2011

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/04/13

I post these updates every 2 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues and any other important stuff going on in the add-ons world. Summary Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. The new review system required hundreds of add-on developers to renominate their… Continue reading

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Update on Add-on Performance Testing

Just over a week ago we announced our add-on performance initiative and have received lots of feedback from add-on users and developers. Thanks to our awesome community, many developers have updated their add-ons to have faster start-up time, and others have dug into the results and filed bugs to help us improve our testing framework.… Continue reading

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Improving Add-on Performance

Firefox performance is extremely important to our users, especially how quickly it starts up and loads websites. Customization is also extremely important, and while most add-ons cause only a tiny performance impact, others can significantly slow down Firefox. Many users don’t realize add-ons can cause these delays, and that’s why we’re committed to improving performance… Continue reading

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