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Learn how to integrate gadgets into the home automation platform Domoticz with these tutorials. DIY, hacks, and stories to help you automate your home and make it a smart(er)-home. More information on my own setup can be found here. So lets get started.

Getting Started

Choosing for Domoticz  |   Choosing Hardware, Brands and Protocols  |  Basic installation on Raspberry PI3 Bb

Configuring the Basics

Security DashboardsNaming Conventions  |  Backups  |  Themes, Icons and Floorplans  | Plugin Manager

Advanced Configuration and other cool stuff

Database  |  Monitoring  |  Build your own Zigbee gateway  | Text to Speech  |  Custom Icons

Scripting and Blocky Possibilities

Backup to Share  |  Automate your Sunscreen  |  Monitor your Washing MachineGetGarbageDays  | Automate Robot Vacuum

Most recent tutorials

ZiGate stick

Zigbee in Domoticz with ZiGate plugin

When you but the ZiGate stick you can use the ZiGate plugin to use it in Domoticz.
One DIY Zigbee Gateway to rule them all.

DIY Zigbee Gateway with zigbee2mqtt

Build your own Zigbee gateway and get rid of the other expensive ones! In this tutorial you learn to build install and use it.

New Domoticz app for Android out now!

New Domoticz android app out now!
Domoticz app phone dashboard

New Domoticz Android Beta coming!

Stay tuned for a new Domoticz android app.
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Connecting Yeelight to Logitech Harmony

We are a big fan of the Yeelight platform as it offers allot of smart lighting at a very interesting price. One...

Domoticz Python Plugin manager

From now on its easier than ever to install new hardware in Domoticz, because Domoticz finally has his own Python Plugin manager for external components. It's still work in progress and not included in the beta but easy to install.
Garbage Collector domoticz script

Domoticz dzVents getGarbageDates script

This dzVents getGarbageDates script is for Dutch users. It informs you when the container will be emptied. But other users can use it as an example.
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New Domoticz theme in town: Machinon

A great new theme for Domoticz named machinon. It's still a work in progress theme but it's looking fabulous, clean and fresh. Best theme 2018!
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Themes, icons and floorplans in Domoticz

The interface and looks of Domoticz can be changed by using other themes, icons and floorplans. Check out how to pimp the Domoticz interface.