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Flash refuses to work on Wix

I'll make this quick @grazer :

I'm trying to embed a Flowlab game on wix.com yet the game doesn't load. Just the "Made with Flowlab" at the bottom. I tried embedding the entire page and flash still didn't load! Wix excepts literally the EXACT same embed code Flowlab uses as well!

If you could, could you find a way to get Flash to run on Wix, or add a different type of embed?


There HAS to be someway to force flash to run!

-Crigence!
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  • Hey @Crigence - I'm not sure how to get Flash working on Wix. This has come up before, and I believe that some people have gotten it working. Maybe search the forum history for Wix to see if there are instructions?
  • @grazer I've searched around wix shortly after posting this discussion and i HAVE found something that would work:

    Apparently, Wix accepts SWF files! I gave it a quick Google search and found this:

    "SWF files are commonly used to bring animated graphics, video, and sound to the web. They are also a popular means of delivering browser-based games. Because SWF files contain compiled ActionScript and compressed media, they are not meant to be edited."


    I don't know much about coding, but it sounds like something Flowlab might be able to create as a export option! You can look into that if you want.


    Meanwhile, i'm going to keep trying to solve this problem in other ways!
  • edited February 8
    Nevermind, apparently wix already said this would happen in their help section:

    "The HTML element and embed a site element in our Editor are iFrames. Therefore, the code or site you are embedding won’t be responsive, even if it is originally."


    It saids only a SANDBOXED Iframe blocks that sort of stuff though. I don't know what a unsandboxed Iframe means, but i'm letting you know.
  • I found that you need to manually enable flash for the site, because otherwise it won’t prompt you.

    But my site is much older and may not be the same
  • I already did that before EVERY test, still didn't work.
  • Hey @Crigence - maybe it would be better to wait for the next release, and use the HTML5 version. Flash is going to be getting phased out pretty soon anyway.
  • Well, i added "v=html" to the embed link and it still didn't work. But ok!
  • You may want to change providers

    What if flowlab allowed indie+ users to create a single webpage, that allowed us to make simple stuff like this.
  • Hey @Crigence, I don't think that html is enabled for embedded games yet, but I can turn that on in the next release.

    @CrimsonBlackGames - I had been wondering if people would want to have an http://itch.io style set of page options for their game page. It would not be too crazy to let Indie users set up their own page styles/colors/layout/etc instead of everyone having the same Flowlab layout for their game.

    Maybe I should do a poll to see how much interest this would get?
  • @CrimsonBlackGames - is that a "Duuuuuuude, that's a great idea and probably everyone would love it", or "Duuuuuuude, that's a waste of time that could be better spent fixing up engine glitches and finally adding other features that people have been waiting on since forever"?
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