Tutorials & Examples


openHAB Stories <strong>Show off your Smart Home Automation! Share a story!</strong> <br> Post a few pictures of your setup or tell us about a memorable openHAB experience. No need for further technical explanation. Inspire others! HABPanel Examples Examples dashboard of HABPanel and descriptions how to create them. Solutions Concrete combinations of items+rules+sitemaps+..., can be binding or device specific.
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How to ask a good question / Help Us Help You

Before you ask… Community forum is NOT a helpdesk Let’s put this in the front: nobody here works for openHAB. The community members are helping with an Open Source Project, not a commercial software. Additionally, the f…

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About the Tutorials & Examples category

Discover and contribute solutions and instructions for your openHAB smart home automation. openHAB empowers you, the end user, to combine all your individual smart things to an actual smart home. To reach this goal you …

3 October 22, 2016
Design Pattern: Group Based Persistence 20 October 10, 2016
Zigbee2mqtt and Zigbee bulbs small tutorial 12 April 10, 2019
Design Pattern: Time Of Day 305 October 17, 2016
PersistenceViewer 32 June 14, 2018
Reliable presence detection for openHAB2 with Gigaset G-tags using Nginx / PHP 3 December 30, 2017
[MQTT] Openhab binding-mqtt 2.4.0 config file syntax confusion 2 April 16, 2019
[VitoConnect] Getting readings from Viessmann Heating system via VitoConnect 41 November 6, 2018
Matrix Theme for HABPanel 538 July 5, 2017
Beginner's guide to an openHABian reboot/shutdown switch 13 April 7, 2019
My Central Heating Solution using Thermal Actuators 51 March 7, 2018
Openhab and node-red 57 December 12, 2018
My node-red + HomeKit + OpenHAB setup 85 October 23, 2018
Examples of HABPanel Solutions 486 October 21, 2016
Step-by-Step guide for adding Tuya-bulbs, Wi-Fi smart LED (Smart Life app) to OH2 using tuya-mqtt.js by AgentK 114 December 10, 2018
How To: Install Zulu Embedded Java on Odroid C2 (ARM64) 5 July 29, 2018
Worx Landroid S with openHAB 43 April 15, 2018
[JSR223-Jython] Simplified rule definition (similar to Rules DSL) and universal decorator 162 October 7, 2018
Why you shouldn't expose your home network to the Internet 5 April 10, 2019
Share Z-wave dongle over IP (USB over IP using ser2net / socat ) guide 177 October 7, 2017
Overall "skin" based on the Orange Tree theme with custom widgets and styles 35 July 9, 2017
Restart my router on error (with manual trigger and inhibit) 4 February 10, 2018
Controlling robot vacuum cleaner through TCP request 6 December 14, 2018
How to Debug a Rule 1 April 12, 2019
Example on how to access data of a Sunny Boy SMA solar inverter 25 September 6, 2018
Washing Machine State Machine 167 October 22, 2016
Node-RED as Alternative Rule Engine 202 June 5, 2017
How to configure a hacked Xiaomi Dafang to work with OpenHAB 22 September 9, 2018
Timeline picker to setup heating, light and so on 206 November 2, 2018