2023.10: New appears and extra tile card options!

Dwelling Assistant Core 2023.10! 🎉

October! 🎃 It means we’ve simply celebrated our birthday; we at the moment are 10 years previous! 🎂 In case you’ve missed our
birthday YouTube stream with all of the cool bulletins, we’ve summed all of it up in our 10 yr Dwelling Assistant weblog publish.

Much more thrilling information, as that is Dwelling Assistant’s yr of the voice: Chapter 4 of this endeavor has been introduced and can be streamed live on YouTube on 12 October 2023, at 12:00 PDT / 21:00 CEST! Remember to tune in! I’ve seen some early demos… All I’m going to say is: It’s mind-blowing! 🤯

As for this launch, due to all the above, it’s a bit smaller than normal when it comes to options. I promise that chapter 4 goes to make all of it value it. But, it accommodates tons of updates, bug fixes, and a few lovely new options for the tile card! 🤩

Benefit from the launch!

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Don’t neglect to join our release party live stream on YouTube
4 October 2023, at 12:00 PDT / 21:00 CEST!

A fantastic up to date emblem!

In case you’ve missed it, now we have refreshed the Dwelling Assistant emblem! 🤩

The new Home Assistant logo on a gray background.

This was executed for the 10th anniversary of Home Assistant, and you can read all about this iteration in this blog post. You will start seeing this logo in many more places in the upcoming weeks, but, it is already included this release!

Screenshot showing the new logo showing on the about page in the Home Assistant interface.

Brand new My Home Assistant buttons

It is not just the logo that got a facelift; we have beautiful new buttons for My Home Assistant as effectively 🤩.


My Home Assistant logo as a button

For those who’re unfamiliar with My Dwelling Assistant, it’s a free on-line device that permits web sites, documentation, chat platforms, and blogs to hyperlink to locations in your Dwelling Assistant server with out understanding its deal with or being uncovered to the web. This ensures your privateness whereas nonetheless permitting a seamless expertise.

In our documentation, you’ll discover these buttons to, for instance, add a brand new integration to your Dwelling Assistant with a single click on! Strive it your self! This button beneath will open up your Dwelling Assistant’s interface and present the integrations
you’ve put in:

So, should you see these buttons exhibiting up someplace, you now know what they do! You possibly can simply create your personal buttons and hyperlinks to share on the create link web page.

New tile card options for local weather entities

Within the final launch, we added lots of new features for the tile card,
including features specifically for controlling your climate devices. This release, we are adding even more!

@Weissnix4711 contributed a characteristic that lets you add buttons for the presets of your local weather machine to the tile card. Subsequent, @piitaya took it a step additional: Now you can choose which presets you wish to present and if you would like them in a dropdown checklist as a substitute of a collection of buttons.

Screenshot showing the new preset feature of the tile cards in both button and dropdown variants.

The screenshot above reveals the identical tile card, however one with the buttons and one with the dropdown.

Within the choices for this tile card characteristic, you’ll be given the selection should you
choose to point out icons or should you fairly have a dropdown. You can even choose
which presets you wish to present/conceal.

Tile card feature select entities

But there is more goodness for the tile card. @piitaya additionally added the dropdown from above as a characteristic for the choose entities, permitting you to pick out an choice from an inventory of choices.

Screenshot showing the select feature for the tile card in the Home Assistant interface.

This characteristic can be utilized for any choose entity but in addition your customized dropdown helpers! (also referred to as input_select entities).

Password managers and Dwelling Assistant

Utilizing a password supervisor is arguably among the finest issues you are able to do to
enhance your on-line safety. However utilizing them with Dwelling Assistant, relying on
which one you’ve been utilizing, has been a little bit of a ache.

For those who’ve been utilizing one in all these password managers that had points with
Dwelling Assistant, you’ll be pleased to know that this launch fixes that!
For instance, 1Password now works!

Screenshot from the Home Assistant login screen, that show the use of 1Password

Map entity marker options

The map card received new options (thanks @karwosts!)
on your entity markers which are proven on the map.

Now you can select if you would like the entity identify to be rendered on the map
or the entity state, however you could possibly additionally override the identify altogether. You would,
for instance, present state values, as a substitute of the identify, for the entities offering
fuel costs, so you possibly can see the place the most affordable fuel is.


Screenshot of a map card showing gas prices on the map.

When centering the map, all entities on the map are taken under consideration.
Nevertheless, you may as well exclude sure entities (for instance,
identified outliers) that shouldn’t be thought of when doing that.

That is presently solely obtainable within the YAML configuration of the map card.
See our documentation for the map card for
extra data.

Other noteworthy changes

There are many more improvements in this release; here are some of the other
noteworthy changes this release:

  • If you are using ESPHome, you’ll discover a lot smaller Dwelling Assistant
    backups when you’ve the latest version put in!
  • The HomeKit Bridge integration now helps media receivers! Thanks, @bdraco!
  • @Lash-L retains extending the Roborock integration.
    On this launch, water and final cleaned sensors have been added. Candy!
  • Withings acquired a number of love this launch, thanks @joostlek! It’s now
    simpler to arrange and now additionally works with the Home Assistant Cloud webhooks
    for push updates!
  • @allenporter added calendar help to the Rain Fowl
    integration, permitting you to see your irrigation schedule in Dwelling Assistant!
    Good!
  • The System Bridge integration now helps notifications! Thanks, @timmo001!
  • @alexyao2015 added a button to Life360 to set off a ballot to replace the
    location data. Cool!
  • The image entity card now has a match mode choice to regulate how the picture
    suits into the cardboard. This allows you to resolve if the picture is clipped, fitted,
    or stretched into the displayed card. Thanks @karwosts!
  • It’s now simpler than ever to gather Z-Wave logs for troubleshooting.
    Simply allow debug logging!

New integrations

We welcome the next new integrations on this launch:

This launch additionally has a brand new digital integration. Digital integrations are stubs which are dealt with by different (present) integrations to assist with findability. The next digital integration has been added:

Integrations now available to set up from the UI

The following integrations are now available via the Home Assistant UI:

Release 2023.10.1 – October 6

Need help? Join the community!

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to help each other out. So, join us!

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to get it mounted! Or, test our assist web page for steerage for extra
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Breaking adjustments

If you’re a customized integration developer and wish to find out about breaking
adjustments and new options obtainable on your integration: Remember to observe our
developer blog. The next are probably the most notable for this launch:

All adjustments

After all, there’s much more on this launch. You’ll find an inventory of
all adjustments made right here: Full changelog for Dwelling Assistant Core 2023.10