[dev-addons] Question about extension submission guidelines and credentials

Sylvain Giroux sylvaing at spoluck.ca
Mon Aug 26 16:13:04 UTC 2019

Hello Gabriel,

Add-ons that are intended for internal or private use, are only 
accessible to a closed user group, or for distribution testing may not 
be listed on AMO.

As such, it would seem like this extension will need to be self-hosted 

Reference : 



On 8/24/2019 6:10 PM, Gabriel Otani Pereira wrote:
> I’d like to develop an extension with the sole purpose of changing the 
> stylesheet of a single domain, to make it look better.
> The domain is a school website where students log in to see their 
> subjects and grades data.
> According to this 
> <https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Add-ons/AMO/Policy/Reviews#Submission_Guidelines>, 
> If applicable, I need to submit credentials to access the website. 
> However, the student data there is sensitive.
> My question is: Is a add-on like this likely to get accepted? If yes, 
> do I truly need to give student’s credentials for testing, since in 
> the source code it’d be clear that it only changes the CSS?
> Thank you,
> Gabriel
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