Add-on URL issue

Kris Maglione kmaglione at
Sun Oct 29 23:20:45 UTC 2017

Correct, this slug is currently owned by an unlisted add-on. 
Though that listing entry was generated by the Chrome Store 
Foxified add-on, and probably isn't of use to anyone. We should 
really prevent unlisted add-ons like this from reserving slugs.

It may make sense to file a bug:

On Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 06:05:54PM +0200, Mindaugas J. wrote:
>this most-likely means the addon in question is unlisted and the slug is
>thus reserved.
>2017-10-29 7:18 GMT+02:00 Trishul Goel <trishul.goel at>:
>> Hello,
>> I have some question about "Add-on URL".
>> When I publish my webextension and choose
>> US/developers/addon/word-count/
>> The error message says "*This slug is already in use. Please choose
>> another.".*
>> But is 404
>> page.
>> So now, i registered just https://addons.mozilla.
>> org/en-US/developers/addon/word_count/.
>> Can this be restored to
>> US/developers/addon/word-count

Kris Maglione
Senior Firefox Add-ons Engineer
Mozilla Corporation

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