Firefox 4 Beta 7 will soon be released,I am using latest Firefox 4 nightly build, except from few improvements and bug fixes Add-ons manager UI for Firefox 4 almost finished, we already covered about screenshots of Add-ons Manager UI let us take a look at what Firefox 4 Add-ons Manager UI and features .
You can open Add-ons Manager from Firefox button>Add-ons or use Ctrl+Shift +a to launch it.
Add-ons Manager consists 4 categories
- Get Add-ons
Get Add-ons : This panel shows some featured and top add-ons and links to browse Firefox add-ons and Themes to customize Firefox browser.
Extensions : Extensions panel will show list of all installed add-ons and options to disable and remove them.
Clicking “more” will show more information about individual add-on which includes brief description about add-on, author name,rating, Last updated time,options to turn on/off automatic updates and options to disable or remove the add-on.
Appearance : This panel shows themes or personas you installed for Firefox.
Plug-ins : This panel shows list of plug-ins installed for the browser and clicking “more” will show more information about that plug-in and option to disable that plug-in.
Apart from above Add-ons Manager offers settings to
- check for updates to extensions,
- view recent installed updates
- option to install add-on from a file
- By default Firefox 4 set to update add-ons automatically.
Search box in Add-ons Manager allows to search for installed add-ons.