Current version plugin updates for various Google add-ons and products are released periodically to give enhanced features and security on the Google products available as an extension to your browser. Such Google products updates are also release because it is rather outdated and need update, as released by developer or it is no more compatible. This is also to enhance the security of that particular plugin to the Firefox or Internet Explorer, and similarly various bugs and errors are fixed to ensure it is compatible with the current version of the Firefox or IE.
As Firefox release and update its version, various add-ons and plugins are also updated – and they need to update their product according to the latest updates. So if you are using an older version of Firefox, it must have some updates available such as google product update, right at your browser that you can instantly go and get them updated while you have new and current version of the browser.
Steps to update extension/add-ons or current version Google Plugin
- Select Tools from Menu Bar
- Click on Add-Ons ( It will open Add-ons Manager)
- Select Extensions on the left side of Manager to view current installed add-ons your browser
- Also check Plugins on the left side of the Add-ons Manager, press the button “check to see if your plugins are up to date”
- If you see any exentions marked as (disabled), it might be due to the compatibility issue with current version.
The most used and popular add-ons always try their best to give the users the best service and with latest development it is of utmost importance to give the add-on new updates. So the add-on or plugins that are hosted on AMO are more likely to be compatible with new version of the Firefox, so as to ensure that the popular extensions are secure and safe to update during the process of Firefox up gradation.
It is also to be noted that some of the Firefox extension may not work with the latest version of the Firefox, such as Java or other plugins that have not released their updated version – so there will be issue of compatibility
The most plugins such as Google Earth Plugin which is widely used on Firefox and IE have periodic updates, so the users don’t have worry about it and look for current version plugin Google product update as it is timely upgraded to be compatible with current version of browser. Additionally, if you find Google plugins that are marked as disabled/outdated, you can instantly update it from your browser.