Add-ons

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Archived add-ons documentation.

Deploying a Plugin as an Extension
One of the new features available in Firefox 1.5 is the ability to place browser plugins in a Firefox extension. This feature is particularly useful for vendors who wish to deploy the plugin even if Firefox is not currently installed, or who want to use the automatic extension update mechanism to update their plugin to a newer version.