Apple, Mozilla, Google, Microsoft form group to standardize browser plug-ins

The new WebExtensions Community Group will try to forge a common architecture for future web extensions, and is inviting developers to join the effort.

Safari can use web extensions built for other web browsersSafari can use web extensions built for other web browsers

Safari adopted a new web extension API with macOS Big Sur that enabled extensions built for other browsers to work with it. This opened the door to new extensions, but a standardized method of developing the extensions hadn’t been set.

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