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Pages No tags Needs* tags Missing tags Editorial reviews Technical reviews Outdated pages Dev-doc-needed bugs Documentation requests
157 97 (62%) 1 (1%) 0 (0%) 1 (1%) 2 (2%) 39 (25%) 32 (21%) 14 (9%)

See also localization status of this section.

No tags

Found 97 pages. Learn more about how to tag pages.

Needs* tags

Found 1 pages. Learn more about how to deal with meta-tags.

Editorial reviews

Found 1 pages. Learn more about how to do an editorial review.

Technical reviews

Found 2 pages. Learn more about how to do a technical review.

Outdated pages

Found 39 pages. These pages haven't been updated in over a year. Outdated pages can have problems with both content and format. Look at these pages and consider: Is this page talking about the Web of today? Does it look consistent with newer pages in this topic area? If not, make any needed changes.

Dev-doc-needed bugs

Found 32 bugs. Learn more about how to resolve a dev-doc-needed bug.

Bug Summary Release
1211613 Reorganize the inspector context menu Firefox 49
1168246 UX - smarter suggestions for CSS properties in style editor and inspector Firefox 48
1172920 DevTools: Map/Set entries should be visible in the Variables view Firefox 48
762979 Implement shorlander's line gutter mockup for the source editor Firefox 47
1246215 After an error in a let-declaration initializer, the variable is doomed forever Firefox 47
1025778 Save value as global variable in console Firefox 44
1089240 Add a measurement tool Firefox 44
1059727 New API: Toolbox panel initialization events Firefox 35
987089 Land ProjectEditor in browser/devtools Firefox 32
629607 Convert the Console API to use a proxy instead of the deprecated __noSuchMethod__ Firefox 30
913630 [rule view] Pasting in multiple CSS declarations should automatically split them up Firefox 29
879293 Isolating log messages now requires multiple clicks and use to require only one Firefox 28
805526 Remotable Inspector Firefox 26
777428 debug webapps running in desktop webapp runtime Firefox 26
731311 Network monitor should allow to replay and edit requests Firefox 25
859756 [browserconsole] Missing nsIConsoleMessages from Browser Console Firefox 24
612252 "clear console" needs a keyboard shortcut in a bad way Firefox 24
851231 Output console.jsm API calls to the browser console Firefox 23
837723 [jsdbg2] Debugger should provide a way to get Debugger.Object referents directly Firefox 23
808370 Use the VariablesView in webconsole Firefox 23
816967 Remotable Style Editor Firefox 23
808791 Reuse existing scopes in the variables view when faced with name duplicates Firefox 21
644413 Scratchpads should be able to restore their context via mode-line Firefox 21
795268 Integrate SPS Profiler (JS Only) Firefox 20
796073 [jsdbg2] addDebuggee should not accept non-globals Firefox 19
749316 Put Debugger object into chrome scratchpad Firefox 15
731721 Source Editor stepping support Firefox 14
721324 Allow the source code editor of Scratchpad & StyleEditor to be themed Firefox 13
684445 Orion source editor should have built-in context menu Firefox 13
650345 Implement minimal UI for Find in the Source Editor Firefox 12
612658 Implement ConsoleAPIStorage - add caching for the window.console API Firefox 9
587734 Integrate lazy window console API into WebConsole code Firefox 4.0b8

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Documentation requests

Found 14 bugs. Documentation request bugs can contain various kinds work related to MDN pages. Read through the bug and ask questions in the bug if in doubt.

Bug Summary
960751 Find a good place to link to Chrome dev tools docs
966144 Enhance App Templates page to boost App Manager adoption
983018 Update devtools API docs
993113 Supply English subtitles for devtools screencasts
998410 There should be a page listing all the devtools.* preferences
1080128 Document the Canvas Debugger
1127081 Split up WebIDE page
1228512 Describe JavaScript source mapping in detail
1241469 Explain missing event markers in Performance tool description
1250795 Explain filters in Performance tool
1250796 Performance tool description cannot be reached from within the sidebar menu
1256274 Invalid link to "Share your ideas" (UserVoice for Devtools is 404)
1257457 Wrong example in XPath translate wiki
1265763 mozconfig results in build error on Win10 x64, should be .mozconfig (dot missing)

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Please help us to localize this documentation into different languages. Read more about how to translate.

Language Pages Translated Translations up to date
bn-BD 157 17 (10%) 1 (5%)
de 157 37 (23%) 10 (27%)
es 157 34 (21%) 4 (11%)
fa 157 8 (5%) 0 (0%)
fr 157 135 (85%) 57 (42%)
it 157 13 (8%) 0 (0%)
ja 157 122 (77%) 72 (59%)
ko 143 10 (6%) 3 (30%)
pl 157 19 (12%) 8 (42%)
pt-BR 157 34 (21%) 12 (35%)
ru 157 51 (32%) 16 (31%)
zh-CN 157 55 (35%) 21 (38%)
zh-TW 113 29 (25%) 6 (20%)


Tagging standard

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Tutorial to-do list

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