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See also localization status of this section.

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These macros are maintained and actively used in the MDN Add-ons area.

  • AddonSidebar: the main sidebar used for all Add-ons pages
  • WebExtAPISidebar: the piece of the main sidebar used in WebExtension API reference pages
  • WebExtAPIRef: used for cross-references in WebExtension API reference pages
  • WebExtChromeCompat: used to insert Chrome compatibility information into WebExtension API reference pages
  • WebExtExamples: generates links of applicable examples in WebExtension API reference pages
  • WebExtAPIEmbedType: used to insert the details of a WebExtension "type" into another page
  • WebExtBrowserCompat: generates browser compatibility tables from JSON data
  • WebExtBrowserCompatTable: generates a single compat table for a whole API or a single API item
  • WebExtBrowserCompatSummaryTable: generates a summary compatibility table for a module from JSON data
  • WebExtAllCompatTables: generates a list of all API compat tables
  • WebExtAllExamples: generates a list of all API examples
  • WebExtAPIOverview: generates an overview page for WebExtension APIs

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