Fx Add-ons Overhaul Pt 3.5

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Just a quick update (thus the pt 3.5) on the status of the Firefox Add-on Overhaul. Some good news from the Mozilla Webdev Blog in response to a complaint (not mine) in regards to the lack of an Advanced Search feature:

fwenzel@mozilla.com Says:
February 14th, 2007 at 10:37 pm

…Advanced search is on our list, and will come back.”

You can take a look at the preview site, but just keep in mind that this is a work in progress and due to the issues discussed in the Mozilla Webdev Blog, the site may be inaccessible or not function as desired at times.

2 Comments on Fx Add-ons Overhaul Pt 3.5

  1. Freesitebuilder | February 17, 2007 at 12:18 PM |

    Google toolbar site search is always useful when sites don’t have a built-in search, and I’ll use that until the advanced search returns.

    But why is it that Mozilla still talk about “extensions”, even though they’re officially now called add-ons? It must be very confusing to new users, especially when they use both terms on one page as they do in this preview.

  2. Add-ons is a broad term which refers to extensions, themes, plug-ins (flash, Java, etc) and dictionaries.

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