Closed Bug 1642219 Opened 3 years ago Closed 2 years ago

Add "Add-ons Support" to Thunderbird add-ons manager


(Thunderbird :: Add-Ons: General, defect, P1)


(thunderbird_esr78? verified, thunderbird86 verified, thunderbird87? affected)

87 Branch
Tracking Status
thunderbird_esr78 ? verified
thunderbird86 --- verified
thunderbird87 ? affected


(Reporter: wsmwk, Assigned: TbSync)




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Firefox has this - for some reason it is missing in Thunderbird. It would be good to have this for version 78. I assume it requires strings. NI Magnus to assign. NI Alex in case he has any concerns.

We need to point it somewhere. should be good enough for now. Although that KB cound stand to be improved.

Firefox's goes to

Flags: needinfo?(mkmelin+mozilla)
Flags: needinfo?(alessandro)
See Also: → 1642220
Flags: needinfo?(mkmelin+mozilla)

Links to
That's from

So if someone creates a page at the suitable URL we can unhide it.

Priority: -- → P1

I can take care of this if you want.
All agree to point that button to the URL Ways proposed?

Flags: needinfo?(alessandro)

To avoid needless code to handle what url is used, we should create the corresponding url/redirect as firefox.
I think firefox also redirect - one ends up at

BTW, links to MDN add-on development at the bottom of the page. That should go to DTN.)

Assignee: nobody → alessandro

John and I discussed this yesterday in matrix

John, since you've been doing some great work on the Add-ons Manager, do you thin you would have time to take care of this?

Flags: needinfo?(john)

sure, just assign me.

Flags: needinfo?(john)
Assignee: alessandro → john

The pull request to add the redirect has been merged, so we can unhide the button now. It will take another day or two before the new setting becomes active.

Attachment #9201873 - Flags: review?(alessandro)
Comment on attachment 9201873 [details] [diff] [review]

Review of attachment 9201873 [details] [diff] [review]:

Nice, thanks. r=aleca
Attachment #9201873 - Flags: review?(alessandro) → review+

The redirect is active. We can get this landed.

Pushed by
Unhide the Add-ons Support button. r=aleca

Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → 87 Branch

Comment on attachment 9201873 [details] [diff] [review]

[Approval Request Comment]
Regression caused by (bug #):
User impact if declined:
No Support Link

Testing completed (on c-c, etc.):
Risk to taking this patch (and alternatives if risky):
Zero to none.

Attachment #9201873 - Flags: approval-comm-esr78?
Attachment #9201873 - Flags: approval-comm-beta?

Comment on attachment 9201873 [details] [diff] [review]

[Triage Comment]
Approved for beta

Attachment #9201873 - Flags: approval-comm-beta? → approval-comm-beta+

TB 86.0b3 on Windows 10


Comment on attachment 9201873 [details] [diff] [review]

[Triage Comment]
Approved for esr78

Attachment #9201873 - Flags: approval-comm-esr78? → approval-comm-esr78+

Works for me in my tests of the 78.8.0 release candidate on Fedora 33 Workstation and Windows 10.

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