Login text area says "add-on not installed" while

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re:Login text area says "add-on not installed" while

Post by fitch » Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:57 pm

Well consider this use case:

You've just downloaded & installed WOT and you're logging on to mywot.com. Login page says "The add-on is not installed" and offers a link to the download page. What do you do? You think the add-on is not installed.

I'm not an expert how Firefox add-ons work, but if it's possible to really detect if the add-on is installed (with or without the "autologin" option on) the site should create a link like: "Log in automatically... " in the login screen. And redirect you to a page that tells you how to do that. (= click the "autologin"-checkbox at preferences)

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re:Login text area says "add-on not installed" while

Post by Sami » Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:05 pm

I'm sure this could be easily improved in future versions. Luckily, when you first install the add-on, this option is enabled by default. So unless the user tweaks the advanced settings, they won't be confused about the message.

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