Posts Tagged ‘unsigned’

Here are your Options for Running Unsigned Add-Ons in Firefox

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

If you’re still using (or trying to use,) older, unsigned Firefox Add-Ons, here’s how to keep them running … at least until Firefox 44 arrives.

Your favorite Firefox add-on just stopped working in the browser or refuses to install? If that happens to you it could be because of a new policy over at Mozilla that requires add-ons to be signed before they can be installed or activated in the Firefox web browser. The policy is not live yet — Mozilla postponed the enforcement part to Firefox 44 which will come out on January 26, 2016 according to the official Firefox release schedule.


Fix for Installing Unsigned Add-Ons in Firefox Dev and Nightly

Monday, August 10th, 2015

If you’re a Firefox user and you’ve noticed that some of your add-ons aren’t working, this might help …

If you run a recent version of Firefox Dev or Nightly, and try to install an unsigned add-on, you may receive the error message that the browser prevented the operation from completing (… has prevented this site from installing an unverified add-on). Also, if you have unsigned extensions installed in Firefox Nightly, you may have noticed that the most recent update disabled them.