Media control card


The media control card is used to display media player entities on an interface with easy to use controls.

Screenshot of the media player control card Screenshot of the media control card.

To add the media control card to your user interface:

  1. In the top right of the screen, select the pencil icon.
    • If this is your first time editing a dashboard, the Edit dashboard dialog appears.
      • By editing the dashboard, you are taking over control of this dashboard.
      • This means that it is no longer automatically updated when new dashboard elements become available.
      • To continue, in the dialog, select the three dots menu, then select Take control.
  2. Add a card to your dashboard.

YAML configuration

The following YAML options are available when you use YAML mode or just prefer to use YAML in the code editor in the UI.

Configuration Variables

type string Required

media-control

entity string Required

Entity ID of media_player domain.

name string (Optional, default: Name of entity)

Overwrites friendly name.

theme string (Optional)

Override the used theme for this card with any loaded theme. For more information about themes, see the frontend documentation.

Example

Basic example:

type: media-control
entity: media_player.lounge_room

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