Articles by mconley

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 59

Highlights Integrated add-on abuse reporting landed in Firefox 68 You need to enable the HTML-based about:addons by setting extensions.htmlaboutaddons.enabled to true in about:config The abuse reporting UI can be enabled … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 58

Highlights New and wonderful DevTools goodies: New CSS debugging feature coming up soon (likely with Firefox 69): Inactive CSS. This will be tremendously helpful to know when certain CSS declarations … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 55

Highlights We published a blog post about student contributions to Firefox! A reminder that Outreachy applications are now open, and Mozilla has a number of projects listed Also, a reminder … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 54

Highlights Firefox Account is experimenting with putting an avatar next to the hamburger menu. It will give users visibility on their account, sync status as well as links to manage … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 51

Highlights We’re moving to profile-per-install, starting in Firefox 67! This will help avoid nasty downgrade bugs See these bugs for more detail WebExtensions’ keyboard shortcuts can now be managed / … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 50

Highlights Firefox Monitor doorhanger notifications launched for release-channel users on all locales. We published a blog post detailing our policy for which sites will trigger an alert. The Activity Stream … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 49

Highlights The DevTools team has added XMLHttpRequest (XHR) Breakpoints! You can break for any XHR, or for XHR’s to a particular URL. Lots of other goodies coming soon from the … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 47

Highlights Nightly now has greatly improved DevTools performance – we’re at an all time low for the Inspector open/reload time! New tool in the Accessibility DevTools pane – you can … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 44

Highlights We added more of an explanation to the Symantec distrust cert errors. Speaking of certificates, April King created an add-on for viewing security certificate details called Certainly Something. Requires … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 43

Highlights Today is the last day for Outreachy interns and GSoC students. Thank you for all your contributions! 🎉 The Tracking Protection UI has been replaced with our new “Content … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 42

Highlights New Onboarding experience in Firefox 62 currently only as an experiment. The new about:policies helps administrators verify if they have configured policies correctly, learn more about the different policies, … Read more