Embedding Online Games
What does it mean to ‘embed’ a Big Fish Online Game?
When you embed a Big Fish online game, you are pasting a snippet of HTML code for that game into the source code of a website or blog, so that the game appears on that site. Visitors to your website will be able to play the game directly from the page where it appears.
A link will be included that will direct interested players back to www.BigFishGames.com to access other games.
How do I embed a game on my website or blog?
An embed button appears above Big Fish online games that are available to embed on a site. Please note that only the games with an embed button on www.BigFishGames.com are available to embed.
- Search our Online Games section for games that are available to embed.
- Once you’ve found your game, click on the Embed button.
- Click on the HTML code that appears. It will automatically highlight.
- Copy the highlighted HTML code by clicking Ctrl+C on your keyboard.
- Paste the HTML code you copied into the source code of a website or blog where you want the game to appear.
Will I be charged for embedding a Big Fish Online Game on my website or blog?
No. Using our embed code, you can embed any game that has the embed option on a website or blog for free and without having to buy a license, as long as the game is not used for commercial purposes (meaning in an advertisement or in any way intended to sell a product, raise money, or promote or endorse something).
Are there any restrictions for using a Big Fish Online Game I’ve embedded on a website or blog?
Big Fish online games cannot be used for any of the following:
- Commercial use intended to sell a product, raise money, or promote or endorse something.
- Any use that is fraudulent, defamatory, pornographic or otherwise illegal.
- Any use outside of the context of the embed functionality.
Can I change the size the game will appear my website or blog?
No. Big Fish online games embedded on websites and blogs cannot be resized at this time.
The game that I embedded is no longer showing on my website or blog. Why?
A game may no longer be available for a number of reasons. If a game is no longer available for use, the following message appears on your site in place of the image:
This game is not available to embed. Learn more.
Why can I only embed some games and not others?
At this time a selection of Big Fish online games is available for embedding. This could be for a variety of reasons including how the game was built, or the scope of our rights with respect to a particular online game.