Community Highlights: 15th edition

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I hope everyone survived the April 1 jokes a bit? 🐸 We are already at the 15th edition of the Home Assistant Community Highlights! Some interesting things popped up around our community, we thought was worth sharing.

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./Klaas

Blueprint of the week

It may have happened to you (at least to me), you ask something to your Google or Alexa speaker and it responds with a very low volume. Of course you want to avoid this, because now you can ask your question again 🤨

With the blueprint of andreas1 you can automatically adjust the volume of your media player at a set day and night time. Read more about it on the community forum or install this automation in your instance with a click on the my button!

Lovelace Dashboard

Perhaps we should make this a regular item, because this week also a new Lovelace dashboard. This time made by JonathanGraft. Take a look at the original post on Reddit, there you will find more photos and shared YAML code.

Banner Card

The more you put in your dashboards, the more unclear it can become. You could, for example thematize some cards, so that it stands out and can be found quickly and the banner-card from nervetattoo could just be a handy addition to that.


Small tip: if the CSS style is not quite what you want, you can still use card-mod from thomasloven to adjust everything 😉

Automated Hydroponic

This week we also came across something very impressive, edward_snowedin shared his hydroponic installation on our subreddit page. It’s a fully automated system that is controlled via Home Assistant and ESPHome.


Curious how everything is worked out in detail? You will find a lot of information here and also a list of used parts.

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See you next edition!