Light Card


The Light card allows you to change the brightness of the light.

Screenshot of the Light card Screenshot of the Light card.

To add the Light card to your user interface, click the Lovelace menu (three dots at the top right of the screen) and then Edit Dashboard. Click the plus button in the bottom right corner and select Light from the card picker. All options for this card can be configured via the user interface.

Alternatively, the card can be configured using YAML:

type: light
entity: light.bedroom

Configuration Variables

type string Required

light

entity string Required

Home Assistant Light Domain entity ID.

name string (Optional, default: Name of Entity)

Overwrites friendly name.

icon string (Optional, default: Entity Domain Icon)

Overwrites icon.

theme string (Optional)

Set to any theme within themes.yaml.

hold_action map (Optional)

Action taken on card tap and hold. See action documentation.

double_tap_action map (Optional)

Action taken on card double tap. See action documentation.

Examples

Overwriting names example:

type: light
entity: light.bedroom
name: Kids Bedroom
type: light
entity: light.office
name: My Office

Screenshot of the Light card Screenshot of the Light card names.