Does my add-on need to be updated?

WebExtensions are becoming the standard for add-on development in Firefox. At the same time, multiprocess Firefox (aka Electrolysis, or e10s) is also rolling out. These changes impact developers of XUL/XPCOM and SDK add-ons (some more than others).

The tool below will tell you which technology your add-on uses and what your options are for staying compatible. A comprehensive collection of resources is available to help you through the transition if you are affected.

You will need your add-on guid, which is found in one of the following places:

Your add-on guid should be one of the following:


The list of add-on ids is generated by inspecting add-ons listed on addons.mozilla.org. If you have questions about your add-on, our team is here to help.

Source of this tool is on github.