The Map card that allows you to display entities on a map
Screenshot of the map card.
To add the Map card to your user interface, click the menu (three dots at the top right of the screen) and then Edit Dashboard. Click the “Add Card” button in the bottom right corner and select Map from the card picker. All options for this card can be configured via the user interface.
List of entity IDs. Either this or the
geo_location_sources configuration option is required.
List of geolocation sources. All current entities with that source will be displayed on the map. See Geolocation platform for valid sources. Set to
all to use all available sources. Either this or the
entities configuration option is required.
Forces the height of the image to be a ratio of the width. Valid formats: Height percentage value (
23%) or ratio expressed with colon or “x” separator (
16x9). For a ratio, the second element can be omitted and will default to “1” (
The default zoom level of the map.
14 (or whatever zoom level is required to fit all visible markers)
default_zoom value will be ignored if it is set higher than the current zoom level
after fitting all visible entity markers in the map window. In other words, this can only
be used to zoom the map out by default.
The card can also be configured using YAML, some examples below:
type: map aspect_ratio: 16:9 default_zoom: 8 entities: - device_tracker.demo_paulus - zone.home
type: map geo_location_sources: - nsw_rural_fire_service_feed entities: - zone.home
type: map entities: - device_tracker.demo_paulus hours_to_show: 48