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This function loads the specified URL.

[[{{{image}}}|link=|]] Note: You should use requestBrowserDomains first to request permission to load the url on the client.
[[{{{image}}}|link=|]] Note: Calling loadBrowserURL right after createBrowser will not work normally due to the nature of the asynchronous browser interface. Refer to onClientBrowserCreated for more information.


bool loadBrowserURL ( browser webBrowser, string url [, string postData = "", bool urlEncoded = true ] )

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Method: browser:loadURL(...)
Variable: .url
Counterpart: getBrowserURL

Required arguments

  • webBrowser: The browser element which will load the URL
  • url: The url you want to load. It can either contain a remote website ("http://" prefix) or a website stored within a local resource ("http://mta/local/gui.html" for example, see Local Scheme Handler for details).

Optional Arguments

  • postData: The post data passed to the website. Its content type can be any type (e.g. JSON) if urlEncoded is set to false
  • urlEncoded: If set to true, it will be available f.e. in PHP's $_POST variable (the content type is: application/x-www-form-urlencoded)


Returns true if the URL was successfully loaded.


-- In order to render the browser on the full screen, we need to know the dimensions.
local screenWidth, screenHeight = guiGetScreenSize()

-- Let's create a new browser in local mode. We will not be able to load an external URL.
local webBrowser = createBrowser(screenWidth, screenHeight, false, false)
-- This is the function to render the browser.
function webBrowserRender()
	-- Render the browser on the full size of the screen.
	dxDrawImage(0, 0, screenWidth, screenHeight, webBrowser, 0, 0, 0, tocolor(255,255,255,255), true)

-- The event onClientBrowserCreated will be triggered, after the browser has been initialized.
-- After this event has been triggered, we will be able to load our URL and start drawing.
addEventHandler("onClientBrowserCreated", webBrowser, 
		-- After the browser has been initialized, we can load our website.
		loadBrowserURL(webBrowser, "https://www.youtube.com/")

		-- Now we can start to render the browser.
		addEventHandler("onClientRender", root, webBrowserRender)

See also