WebGLRenderingContext.createTexture()

The WebGLRenderingContext.createTexture() method of the WebGL API creates and initializes a WebGLTexture object.

Syntax

WebGLTexture gl.createTexture();

Parameters

None.

Return value

A WebGLTexture object to which images can be bound to.

Examples

See also the WebGL tutorial on Using textures in WebGL.

Creating a texture

var canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
var gl = canvas.getContext('webgl');
var texture = gl.createTexture();

Specifications

Specification
WebGL Specification (WebGL)
# 5.14.8

Browser compatibility

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See also