Cloud Editor

A complete set of tools to create, collaborate and publish WebAR

Supercharge Your WebAR Development

Together with 8th Wall's AR Engine, the Cloud Editor equips developers with a complete set of tools to create, collaborate and publish web-based augmented reality content that works across iOS and Android devices with no app required.

Fully-Featured Code Editor

8th Wall Cloud Editor was built from the ground up for browser-based AR/VR development and includes integrated source control, commit history, live preview and push-button hosting on a global CDN. With support for popular frameworks such as React and Vue.js, the Cloud Editor is the best place to develop WebAR experiences. 



Choose from an extensive library of templates and sample projects to quickly get started with your 8th Wall project.



Find and import modules into your project or save and reuse your own components (code, assets, files) within your workspace.

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External Library Support

Integrate with any external API or library such as Google Analytics, React, Vue.js, live map data, custom fonts and more.

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Live Preview

Preview your WebAR project in real time as you and your team make changes by scanning a QR code.

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Remote Debugging

Wirelessly debug your code in real time with live console logs from multiple devices and test without reloading.

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Team Collaboration

Work simultaneously on a project with source control to review changes, resolve conflicts and view diffs before landing.

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Intelligent code completion lets you write code faster, more efficiently, and with fewer errors.

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Go to Definition

Quickly navigate to where a function, variable, or class is defined so that you can modify and update across a project.

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Code Peek

Preview the definition of a function, variable, or class without leaving the current editor window.

Publishing and Hosting

When you publish an 8th Wall WebAR/VR experience to the internet, you have the option to use 8th Wall's built-in hosting or self-host. 

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Publish and rollback multiple deployment states instantly, or publish to a password-protected staging environment.



8th Wall's robust hosting service is backed by Amazon CloudFront with low latency via 225+ points of presence globally.

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Share and Showcase

Add custom domains to your projects and generate QR codes, shortlinks, and embed buttons for social sharing and easy access.

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Answers to commonly asked questions about WebAR and the Cloud Editor

What is WebAR?

WebAR, or web-based augmented reality, refers to the technology which enables augmented reality to work within a browser. WebAR requires no app to download. Users access WebAR by clicking a link or scanning a QR code to open an AR-enabled web page in their browser.

Can multiple team members work on a WebAR project at the same time?

Yes. Team members can work on projects in the Cloud Editor and land changes simultaneously.

What 3D frameworks does the Cloud Editor support?

The Cloud Editor supports popular 3D frameworks such as A-Frame, three.js, Babylon.js and PlayCanvas.

Can I choose a custom domain for my WebAR project?

Yes. All 8th Wall projects have the ability to link to the domain(s) of your choice.