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Learn how to integrate gadgets into the home automation platform Domoticz with these tutorials. DIY, hacks, and stories to help you automate your home and make it a smart(er)-home. More information on my own setup can be found here. So lets get started.

Getting Started

Choosing for Domoticz  |   Choosing Hardware, Brands and Protocols  |  Basic installation on Raspberry PI3 Bb

Configuring the Basics

Security DashboardsNaming Conventions  |  Backups  |  Themes, Icons and Floorplans  | Plugin Manager

Advanced Configuration and other cool stuff

Database  |  Monitoring  |  Build your own Zigbee gateway  | Text to Speech  |  Custom Icons

Scripting and Blocky Possibilities

Backup to Share  |  Automate your Sunscreen  |  Monitor your Washing MachineGetGarbageDays  | Automate Robot Vacuum

Most recent tutorials

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Be safe and backup Domoticz with a script!
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Themes, icons and floorplans in Domoticz

The interface and looks of Domoticz can be changed by using other themes, icons and floorplans. Check out how to pimp the Domoticz interface.
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Domoticz security

Be safe and pay attention to security! Today everyone got smart products or IOT devices. All those products are connected,...
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Keep your Domoticz config safe by using a Domoticz backup script!

In the past I had a crashed and lost some data, and I had to pair all my devices again.That time I...
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Automate your RFLink gateway firmware update process

With simple commands you can automate the firmware update proces of your RFLink gateway.

Build your own Universal Zigbee logic sensor by modifying a Xiaomi...

Sometimes you want to integrate some of the old technology into a smart home environment, but there is not the right sensor...
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New Domoticz theme in town: Machinon

A great new theme for Domoticz named machinon. It's still a work in progress theme but it's looking fabulous, clean and fresh. Best theme 2018!
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New Domoticz Android Beta coming!

Stay tuned for a new Domoticz android app.
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Choosing for Domoticz

When you want to make you home smarter and step into the world of home-automation (domotica) it a little bit overwhelming. There...
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Xiaomi Mijia MJCTD01YL Yeelight Bedside Lamp Bluetooth

The Yeelight Bedside Lamp has bluetooth, WiFi, more than 16 million colors and you can control it with the Yeelight app, Domoticz and home assistant.
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New update for the Domoticz Android app and Wear OS

Domoticz Android App got an new update
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Adding the Xiaomi Mii Robot Vacuum into Domoticz

Learn how to control your Xiaomi Robot vacuum with your voice using Controlicz Domoticz and google home/Alexa.
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Domoticz Compatible Buy list

For those who will start with Domoticz or expand. Everything here is tested and is compatible with Domoticz. All those products are linked to...