memory consumption webExtensions

Andrew Swan aswan at mozilla.com
Sun Nov 26 21:53:32 UTC 2017


2017-11-21 5:53 GMT-08:00 Hello / Sector One <hellosct1 at gmail.com>:

> I would like to know how much my WebExtensions consume in Firefox
> is there a trick or an operation to do to know if I have an extension that
> consumes too much memory
>

There are a lot of ways a WebExtension can consume memory so "how much
memory is extension X using?" isn't as simple a question as it may seem.
However, a not-terrible place to start is going to about:memory, pressing
the "Measure" button, then scrolling down to the section titled "Add-ons".

-Andrew
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