This article describes the relation between WebGL and the maps in MapTiler Cloud. It explains why the support of WebGL in a browser is necessary and how to troubleshoot eventual problems with the WebGL implementation.
What is WebGL
What happens when WebGL is missing
In case your web browser is missing the WebGL, you might see an error message like this one:
If that happens (especially in the Mozilla Firefox browser),
go to the following page and try to detect the WebGL rendering feature:
Once you confirm your browser misses the WebGL component, you can use the following steps to troubleshoot. Or just install the WebGL from the web, the link is in the "Useful links" section.
Troubleshooting WebGL in the Mozilla Firefox browser
- Open about:config
- Search for webgl.
force-enabled, set to true (default is false, WebGL should be auto-enabled)
- Search for webgl.disabled, set to false (default is false)
- Restart Firefox
It might sometimes be the case that the computer requires a graphics driver update or needs a reboot to finish the graphics driver installation. Sometimes WebGL in Firefox will become disabled after a driver update. Using webgl.
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