Wallpaper Engine

Wallpaper Engine

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Creating an HTML web wallpaper with GM:S
By ♠|Sansoeko|♣
This guide will show you how to set up a new web based wallpaper and how to export one from GameMaker: Studio.
   
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To export as html5 in GameMaker: Studio you need HTML5 Module + Export[www.yoyogames.com]. This guide won't explain how to create games with GameMaker but just how to use them in Wallpaper Engine!

For game maker use the documentation [docs.yoyogames.com]or:

You could also use browser_height & browser_width in combinations with views for getting the best resolution.
Exporting your html5 from GameMaker
Click on Global Game Settings -> HTML5. Here you need to make sure that:
  • "Display "running outside server" aleret" is unchecked
  • "HTML5 outut name" is set to index.html
Also make sure that the target is html5 else it won't work as a Web wallpaper

Now goto File -> Create Application... or press Ctrl+Alt+C. Save the index.html somewhere where you can find it back in a empty folder!
Removing the scrollbar
Open your index.html

and change this code:
<!-- Set the background colour of the document --> <style> body { background: #000000; color:#cccccc; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; }

to this:
<!-- Set the background colour of the document --> <style> body { overflow: hidden; background: #000000; color:#cccccc; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; }
Note that i added overflow: hidden; in the body fragment, in the style fragment.
finished!
You probally finished your wallpaper by know!

Shameless self promotion!
Please check out the other things that i made:

My gamemaker made wallpaper:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=783347655

Please vote on my cs:go sticker!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=775991169

And a great thank you to biohazard for creating this awesome software! d;
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9 Comments
840983138 Jul 15, 2017 @ 12:31am 
good
thitz Jul 10, 2017 @ 2:30pm 
Thank you so much! :steamhappy:
♠|Sansoeko|♣  [author] Mar 27, 2017 @ 5:06am 
create a room in game maker, to work with the objects you create in game maker place them in this room. https://docs.yoyogames.com/source/dadiospice/000_using%20gamemaker/rooms/index.html
| 顔 | Mar 27, 2017 @ 3:52am 
When im pressing "Create Application" i get an error " A game must have at least one room to run."
Seabass (The Human) Oct 21, 2016 @ 9:47am 
I paid $25 for pro and $15 for a bundle of exports that happen to include HTML5, I did pay over $400 between Ubuntu export and YYC though when those first came out. Oh and $50 for Android.
FiReWaTeR🔥💧 Oct 20, 2016 @ 11:23am 
wow if hearing that u do need to pay $200 for the ability to export HTML5 wasnt bad enough, you kick me in the nuts by telling me it was in a humble package and i missed it. lol. thanks for the info, maybe itll be on sale again some day. ty for the guide
fug4life Oct 20, 2016 @ 10:28am 
Kind of makes me wish I'd bought the bundle now :C
Anyway the guide is appreciated, maybe I'll pick it up next time!
♠|Sansoeko|♣  [author] Oct 20, 2016 @ 9:47am 
Yep, or if you bought the Humble GameMaker Bundle you just pay 15$ for even more!:2016watermelon: Me doesn't either understand the Yoyogames marketing campaigns:conwayheadscratch:
FiReWaTeR🔥💧 Oct 20, 2016 @ 9:39am 
so u have to own professional And pay $200 extra just to export it to HTML5?