Extensions.getAddons.search.url

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Background

Firefox 3’s Add-ons dialog integrates with addons.mozilla.org to allow users to search and install extensions and themes. The functionality is available in the “Get Add-ons” pane. This preference determines the URL used to fetch the list of add-ons when the user performs a search.

Possible values and their effects

The URL to use when the user performs an add-ons search in the “Get Add-ons” pane of the Add-ons dialog. Default value is https://services.addons.mozilla.org/%LOCALE%/%APP%/api/%API_VERSION%/search/%TERMS%/all/10/%OS%/%VERSION%, where %LOCALE%, %APP%, %API_VERSION%, %TERMS%, %OS%, and %VERSION% are replaced with the value of general.useragent.locale, “firefox”, the addons.mozilla.org API version, the user’s search terms, the user’s OS, and the browser version, respectively.

First checked in

2008-01-28 by Dave Townsend

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (nightly builds since 2008-01-28)

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