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Make extension for Firefox with Mozilla’s Add-on Builder

As you all know add-ons give additional features and functionalities to a browser. For add-ons, I should say Firefox is the king. you have over thousands of extensions to choose from. But the question is how to build an extension for Firefox.

Yes, it is simple if you have a creative mind and have little knowledge of JavaScript and XML you can easily build a Firefox extension. But now it is even simple with Mozilla’s Add-on Builder.

Add-ons Builder lets you quickly and easily develops an extension for Firefox using common web technologies. It is an online coding tool that you can do with the help of a few extra ready-made elements.

And if you don’t want to start from scratch, you can use a variety of APIs in the core library to add functionality to Firefox, including widget and context-menu. Check out other add-ons for inspiration. And take advantage of third-party libraries with additional APIs.

There is also a short tutorial to help you build an extension or add-on. More information available at Mozilla.


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