Reddit


The Reddit sensor integrates data from Reddit to monitor your favorite subreddits.

Setup

To set up this sensor, you will need to generate a client_id and client_secret for the user account you will use to connect. Follow the first steps in this Wiki page.

Configuration

To enable this platform, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: reddit
    username: !secret reddit_username
    password: !secret reddit_password
    client_id: !secret reddit_client_id
    client_secret: !secret reddit_client_secret
    subreddits:
      - news
      - worldnews

Configuration Variables

username

(string)(Required)Your Reddit account username.

password

(string)(Required)Your Reddit account password.

client_id

(string)(Required)Your Reddit account client ID.

client_secret

(string)(Required)Your Reddit account client secret

subreddits

(list)(Required)List of subreddits you want to get data on.

sort_by

(string)(Optional)Sort reddit posts by new, top, controversial and hot.

Default value: hot