8 results for tag “beginner”
Create an appealing listing
Creating an appealing add-on listing There are two essential steps to getting people to use your add-on: they need to discover your add-on and open the listing page, then the listing page needs to encourage them to click the Add to Firefox button. The...
Testing persistent and restart features
Testing persistent and restart features When testing your extension, you may notice that some features reset themselves or stop working when you load an updated version or after you restart Firefox. For example, you may be using local storage and notice that previously saved...
Browser compatibility Contents NamespaceAsynchronousAPI CoverageManifest keysMore information While work continues to standardize the APIs used for browser extension development, there remain differences between Chromium-based browsers—such as Chrome, Opera, and the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge—and Firefox. These differences, summarized on this page, include: Namespace: In Chromium-based...
Build a secure extension
Security best practices Here is a list of best practices you should follow to keep the users of your extension safe. If you don't follow these best practices your extension may fail the reviews on addons.mozilla.org (AMO), preventing you from distributing your add-on or...
Request the right permissions
Requesting the right permissions Or how to avoid permissions discouraging users from installing your extensions. Contents IntroductionAdvised permissionsAvoid unnecessary permissionsRequest permissions at runtimeAdd information about permissions to your extensions AMO page Introduction To help make users aware of the potential impact of installing an...
Submitting an add-on
Submitting an add-on This article walks through the process of publishing an add-on. If you just want to get started, head to the Submit a New Add-on page on AMO. Contents Listing on AMOSelf-distributionGet help To start, familiarize yourself with the Add-on Policies and...
Distribute Manifest V2 and V3 extensions
Distribute Manifest V2 and V3 extensions Learn how to distribute versions of your extension supporting Manifest V2 and V3. Firefox added support for Manifest Version 3 (MV3) extensions in Firefox 109, which was released to general availability January 17, 2023. Earlier versions of Firefox...
Developing extensions for Firefox for Android
Developing extensions for Firefox for Android Learn more about developing extensions for Firefox for Android Contents Set up your computer and Android emulator or deviceCheck for Firefox for Android compatibilityInstall and run your extension in Firefox for AndroidDebug your extensionManifest V3 compatibility You approach...