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eBay for Firefox Version History

49 versions

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Version 2.1 609.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

Fixed bugs:

* most bugs fixed were related to the startup performance or to the tab switching speed improvements

New Features:

* implemented error handling code for invalid token related API errors. When one of these errors is returned, the user is forced to sign out to renew their token and prevent these API errors. This can happen after being signed in for three years, and the token expires.
* implemented error handling to prevent client alerts login retry if the API returns a "RequestError" type of error. We only retry if a "SystemError" type error is returned.
* new main toolbar icons
* new sidebar notification icons with alpha background.
* implemented improvements to speed up tab switching and list filtering.
* implemented code required to prevent desktop shortcut creation when the user installs the extension through the stand alone installer.

Version 2.0.5 663.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

Fixed bugs:
  • Page views counter for selling items with hidden hit counters is now updated correctly.

  • Fixed a bug with item sold alerts title not being displayed in the right color (green)

  • Fixed - Alert is misplaced (it is displayed on top left corner of the screen)

  • Fixed a bug with auction items where item sold alert bids and price don't get updated correctly when it is shown along with bid placed alerts for the same item.

  • Fixed a bug with auction items not showing the item buyer correctly.

New Features:

  • During sign in we now display a throber to provide a visual aid and let the user know the sign in process is in progress.

  • Implemented asynchronous database write operations (only for Firefox 3.5 or higher).

Version 2.0.4 659.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

  • end time and quantity sold values are now displayed correctly for multiple units "Buy it now" items
  • fixed a bug with buyer information not being displayed correctly for sold items
  • fixed a bug where item end date was displayed incorrectly when using the extension in German
  • fixed bug where the desktop alerts are not updated when the corresponding sidebar item changes.
  • adding a new regular expression for the new url format used in search result pages. Old formats are still supported.

Version 2.0.3 662.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

* Firefox 3.6.* compatibility
* Minor bug fixes

Version 2.0.2 654.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

* Updated user interface which includes a Mac specific skin
* Changed update mechanism to use always connected alerts
* Added further localisation including Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Polish

Version 1.6.11 770.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*

* Removed Firefox system based notifications, that caused errors in some systems

Version 1.6.10 770.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5b4pre

* Minor tweak for Firefox 3.5b4 compatibility

Version 1.6.9 774.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2

* Minor tweak for Firefox 3.1 compatibility
* Minor string alteration

Version 1.6.6 774.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Pop-up alerts will no longer appear outside the browser window when the window is minimized.
* The alert box would appear in an unexpected location if the Firefox status-bar was hidden.
* Items would not appear correctly in the sidebar when disconnecting then reconnecting the Companion without restarting Firefox.
* It should now be possible to view the EULA when installing the Companion on systems with low-resolution screens such as the Eee-PC.
* The Companion sidebar will be displayed after the Companion is upgraded.

Version 1.6.4 774.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Fixed several bugs leading to duplicate items appearing on the sidebar
* Sidebar images were blurry in Firefox 3
* Notification in the Sidebar of a new version has been disabled in Firefox 3. Firefox 3 has this functionality built-in.

Version 1.6.3 773.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Two or more items with the same end time would often be duplicated on every sidebar refresh (regression introduced in 1.6.1)

Version 1.6.2 773.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Fixing regression that crept in with version 1.6.1, causing items the user is bidding on to not be shown on the sidebar.

Version 1.6.1 773.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Fixed severe intermittent freezing issue experienced by some users
* Autocomplete suggestions will now behave correctly for queries containing a space
* Users with low-resolution screens were previously unable to reach the bottom of the EULA dialog to accept
* Sidebar header now looks less out-of-place for Firefox 3 on Mac
* Fixed minor memory leak that occurs when installed in Firefox 3
* Minor performance enhancements and bug fixes
* Minor string alterations

Version 1.6 772.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Firefox 3 Compatibility
* Sidebar colours are now compatible with dark themes (e.g. Aquatint)
* Ghost items no longer appear in the display list when Best Offer items are present
* “Buy it Now” and “Place Bid” buttons now take the user to the Item’s listing page
* Multiple small bugfixes

Version 1.5 776.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

* Audio alerts
* Tighter alert integration with OS
* Growl alerts for Mac (Note - Growl and Growl Notifications extension is required)
* Preferences menu updated
* eBay item drag and drop functionality to quickly add items to watch list
* Ended item flow ("Leave feedback", "Mark as posted" etc.)
* Autosuggest results in search box (UK only)

Version 1.1.1 650.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Bugfix to remove text relocation execution warning under SELinux.

Version 1.1 640.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

* Now works for all eBay sites (select eBay site using the Options panel)
* Fixed image roll over flickering
* Other bug fixes and optimisations (please see

Version 1.0.1 641.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

* Fixed bug where user receives repeated alerts on ended items
* Other minor bugs fixed - see for details

Version 1.0 638.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

General release of version 1.0 of the eBay Companion for Firefox.