Designing Web Pages for the Nintendo Wii

The following links have useful info when creating your Wii compatible web pages:

  • Web design guide for Opera Browser on Wii - images and sizing guidelines, although see below
  • Flashing the Nintendo Wii - at 4:3 aspect ratio the flash demo screen shows the best starting point is 800px wide by 600px high but reduce by about 20px around each side. At 16:9 aspect ratio the screen is still 800px width but only 468px high.
  • WordPress Wii Edition Plugin - converting your blog to be Wii compatible
  • User Agent Switcher - changing the Firefox browser "user agent" so that it looks like a Wii to the web server. Set the User Agent value to
    Opera/9.30 (Nintendo Wii; U; ; 2047-7; en)
  • Wii Opera SDK - this website hosts javascript libraries for manipulating the <canvas> HTML5 element supported by the Wii browser. Also links to demos, games and chatrooms using the libraries

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