Demo platforms

The demo platform allows you to use components which are providing a demo of their implementation. The demo entities are dummies but show you how the actual platform looks like. This way you can run own demonstration instance like the online Home Assistant demo or hass --demo-mode but combined with your own real/functional platforms.

Available demo platforms:

To integrate a demo platform in Home Assistant, add the following section to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: demo

Configuration Variables


(string)(Required)The name of the component as stated in the listing above the configuration example.