Articles from August, 2016

WebExtensions in Firefox 50

Firefox 50 landed in Developer Edition this week, so we have another update on WebExtensions for you!Please use the WebExtensions API for any new add-on development, and consider porting your … Read more

“Restart Required” Badge on AMO

When add-ons were first introduced as a way to personalize Firefox, they required a restart of Firefox upon installation. Then came “restartless” extensions, which made the experience of installing an … Read more

WebExtensions Taking Root

From enhanced security for users to cross-browser interoperability and long-term compatibility with Firefox—including compatibility with multiprocess Firefox—there are many reasons why WebExtensions are becoming the future of add-on development. So … Read more