MDN may have intermittent access issues April 18 13:00 - April 19 01:00 UTC. See whistlepig.mozilla.org for all notifications.

mozilla
Your Search Results

    Add-on SDK

    Using the Add-on SDK you can create Firefox add-ons using standard Web technologies: JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. The SDK includes JavaScript APIs which you can use to create add-ons, and tools for creating, running, testing, and packaging add-ons.


    Tutorials

    Create user interface components
    Create user interface components such as toolbar buttons, context menus, menu items, and dialogs.
    Modify web pages
    Modify pages matching a URL pattern or dynamically modify a particular tab.
    Putting it together
    Walkthrough of the Annotator example add-on.

    Guides

    Contributor's guide
    Learn how to start contributing to the SDK, and about the most important idioms used in the SDK code, such as modules, classes and inheritance, private properties, and content processes.
    SDK infrastructure
    Aspects of the SDK's underlying technology: modules, the Program ID, and the rules defining Firefox compatibility.
    Content scripts
    A detailed guide to working with content scripts.
    SDK idioms
    The SDK's event framework and the distinction between add-on scripts and content scripts.
    XUL migration
    A guide to porting XUL add-ons to the SDK. This guide includes a comparison of the two toolsets and a working example of porting a XUL add-on.
    Multiprocess Firefox and the SDK
    How to check whether your add-on is compatible with multiprocess Firefox, and fix it if it isn't.

    Reference

    High-Level APIs
    Reference documentation for the high-level SDK APIs.
    Tools reference
    Reference documentation for the cfx tool used to develop, test, and package add-ons, the console global used for logging, and the package.json file.
    Low-Level APIs
    Reference documentation for the low-level SDK APIs.

     


    Join the Add-on SDK community

    Choose your preferred method for joining the discussion:

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Last updated by: maybe,
    Hide Sidebar