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For Firefox, Out With The Old Add-On System And In With The New ‘WebExtensions’

For Firefox, Out With The Old Add-On System And In With The New ‘WebExtensions’

Deprecating The Old Add-On Model Two years ago, Mozilla announced that it would begin to deprecate its old “add-on” model for advanced Firefox extensions. The decision wasn’t easy, because the add-on model is what made Firefox popular and helped it capture significant market share from Internet Explorer. It also made the browser more useful to