Sketchfab viewer integration on social networks


(Crysalia) #1

Hi !

I am new on Sketchfab & I'd like to use the viewer to promote my models smile

I've read some articles about the viewer and I am quite confused : I've read that the viewer is supported by most browsers and thus can be embedded on any website. But I've seen on the blog some news about "[this social network] now integrates Sketchfab viewer...". If the viewer is compatible with any browser why does a partnership with networks is necessary to share designs on it ?

Thanks for your answers !!


#2

Hi!

Thanks for your interest.

The Sketchfab viewer can be embedded in any HTML-capable website: a personal site, a Tumblr blog, etc.

That said, a lot of platforms are stricter about the kinds of media you can embed. For example, you can't just post raw HTML into Facebook. We build partnerships and plugins to allow Sketchfab models in these kinds of platforms - forums, portfolios, social networks, etc. In other cases, it's more about ease-of-use. Take this forum: copy/pasting the model URL ( https://sketchfab.com/models/442c548d94744641ba279ae94b5f45ec ) to become this:

Cube Test by James on Sketchfab

Is much more user-friendly than dealing with the full HTML code:

<iframe width="640" height="480" itemprop="embedUrl" data="https://sketchfab.com/models/442c548d94744641ba279ae94b5f45ec/embed" src="https://sketchfab.com/models/442c548d94744641ba279ae94b5f45ec/embed" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true" onmousewheel=""></iframe>

So, the technology that powers Sketchfab works "anywhere," but certain sites must explicitely allow the embedded content or implement systems to make it easier.

I hope that helps! smile


(Crysalia) #3

Thanks a lot for your quick and detailled answer !!! smile