If you've been through the Your first extension article, you've already got an idea of how to write an extension. In this article, we'll write a slightly more complex extension that demonstrates a few more of the APIs. The extension adds a new button to the Firefox toolbar. When the user clicks the button, we display a popup enabling them to choose an animal. Once they choose an animal, we'll replace the current page's content with a picture of the chosen animal. You can find complete source code for the extension on GitHub.
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Extensions written for these browsers will in most cases run in Firefox with just a few changes. The API is also fully compatible with multiprocess Firefox. Where it makes sense, we will be adding new functionality and talking with other browser makers about implementing it as well. But keep in mind, this is still experimental technology — things might break! Hopefully your code looks a little like this. You could try to drag the manifest. To make Firefox recognize your extension as an add-on, you need to give it a zip file which ends in.
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We encourage you to visit Extension Workshop to learn more about browser extensions and how you can build an extension for Firefox. Please do not reference this article for extension development, as it is out-of-date. If you are the developer of a legacy add-on, please refer to this page for resources to help you migrate to the current API. As with everything Mozilla, the first place you should look for developer documentation is the Mozilla Developer Network.
This tutorial will cover how to create a web extension that works across multiple browsers. Get started with a template — copy, edit and publish! The same package is listed in both the Chrome and Firefox web stores. Extensions are a fantastic way to extend the functionality of your browser, and they allow you to improve your experience online.