Articles by mconley

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

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 40

Highlights Nightly builds of Focus / Klar (with GeckoView) are now available! Introducing Firefox Monitor, a new security tool we’re testing to help keep track of data breaches on the … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 34

Highlights Help us eliminate annoying in-content popups by installing this add-on and reporting when pages display an in-content popup like this: Tab warming has (finally!) been enabled on Nightly This … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 32

Highlights The WebExtension theme API now supports specifying colors for frame_inactive, tab_loading, icons and icons_attention, button_background, button_background_hover and button_background_active, toolbar_field_separator. We’re experimenting with “early blank first paint” to improve perceived … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 29

Highlights Check out the blog post on hacks.mozilla.org on using the new theming API in Firefox evanxd added a spotlight feature to Preferences so that it’s easier for “help” links … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 26

Highlights Prathiksha moved the pop-up blocked icon/menu from the urlbar to the identity block/identity pop-up (the notification bar for blocked popups is still there). Please read our plans for removing … Read more

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 25

Highlights A browser.tabs.tabMinWidth preference has been added to control the minimum tab width before overflow, and the default was then set for 50. More recently, this default has changed to … Read more