What is the difference between an extension, an add-on, and a plugin? Thanks.
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Add-ons is the collective name for extensions, themes and plugins. The following link summarises what constitutes extensions, themes and plugins - https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Customizing+Firefox+with+add-onsRead this answer in context 2
Additional System Details
- Gecko default plugin
- Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
- The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
- Java Plug-In 2 for NPAPI Browsers
- Shockwave Flash 10.2 r152
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20110303 Firefox/3.6.15
Add-ons is the collective name for extensions, themes and plugins. The following link summarises what constitutes extensions, themes and plugins - https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Customizing+Firefox+with+add-ons
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