Labs/F1/Feature Blocks/Firefox Preferences

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Feature Status ETA Owner
F1 Preferences/Account Settings Preferences pane landed, blocked on bug 653002 for OS styling 2011-05-05 Bryan Clark


F1 account settings and preferences. This is where your Twitter, Facebook, GMail, etc account settings are stored. Along with (currently) the only preference we have, which is for auto-bookmarking.


Who's working on this?

  • Feature Manager: Bryan Clark
  • Developers: James Burke, Shane Caraveo, Philipp von Weitershausen, Tarek Ziadé
  • Product Manager: Bryan Clark
  • QA:
  • UX: Stephen Horlander, Alex Faaborg
  • Security: Curtis Koenig, Yvan Boily, Daniel Veditz, Sid Stamm, David Chan, Lucas Adamski, Pete Fritchman

Release Requirements

Complete checklist of items that need to be satisfied before we can call this feature "done"

Next Steps

  • Test out the Firefox Preferences use a web iframe
  • Finalize the UX of the Preferences
  • Create an in panel Add Account interface

Open Issues

  1. Can the Firefox Sharing Preferences continue to use a web based interface?

Related Bugs & Dependencies


Test Plans


Any and all test plans and strategies. Either inline or linked to.

Goals/Use Cases

See F1 Use Cases
  • Share Account management interface inside Firefox preferences
  • Keep a smooth setup flow with an Add Account interface inside the panel


  • Re-implement the account settings in XUL, duplicating the logic and display code


  Healthy: feature is progressing as expected.
  Blocked: feature is currently blocked.
  At Risk: feature is at risk of missing its targeted release.
ETA Estimated date for completion of the current feature task. Overall ETA for the feature is the product release date.