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Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools Beginner's Guide by David Burns

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Time for action - creating a basic add-on

In this section of the chapter, we are going to have a look at how we can make a basic add-on. The following steps can also be used to create a normal Firefox add-on.

Firstly, you will need to create a folder on your hard drive. I have called mine Book. Everything that follows will be done within that folder.

  1. Open your favorite text editor.
  2. Create a file called install.rdf and add the following snippet. This file tells Mozilla Firefox what is needed to install this add-on.
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <RDF xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:em="http://www.mozilla.org/2004/em-rdf#"> <Description about="urn:mozilla:install-manifest"> <!-- needs to be in the format of an email ...

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