Firefox 48 comes with new Get Add-ons page

Firefox is getting a new Get Add-ons page. With version 48, the browser comes with a different add-ons page which is more clear at introducing what themes and extensions are. It also has a live preview with videos.

Firefox 48As of this writing, Firefox 48 is in the beta stage. To get it running alongside the currently installed Firefox version, you might want to refer to the following article:

Run different Firefox versions simultaneously

Here is how the Get Add-ons page looks like in Firefox 47, the current stable release:

And this one is from Firefox 48:

The new page currently features an introduction video which demonstrates the benefits of the updated user interface.

The primary goal of the refined Get Add-ons page is to provide a comfortable yet solid experience to the user. With this new page, you can install a theme or an extension in one click. When you hover over a theme featured on the new Get Add-ons page, the browser shows a live preview:

To apply the theme, all you need to do is turn on the switch under the theme:

Add-ons can be installed the same way. Featured add-ons can be installed with one click. If an addon requires a restart of the browser, a notification will be shown.

The following video shows the new Get Add-ons page in action:

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What do you think about this new Get Add-ons page? Do you like its design and options?

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

3 thoughts on “Firefox 48 comes with new Get Add-ons page”

  1. Useless as most changes made in every new firefox since firefox 29.
    I do not need this new Get Add-ons page!

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