0.108: Logos, Area, Sides, Lovelace Entity Card, Lovelace Map History

0.108: Logos, area, sides, Lovelace Entity card, Lovelace, card history

Before we talk about everything, corresponds to the title of this blog post:

in the name of all of the work on the Home-Assistant project, we hope that you, your
Family and loved ones stay safe and healthy during this pandemic.
Our thoughts are with all those affected is still low of the current situation.

Stay strong, keep a distance from each other to wash their hands, and stay safe.

free to play game.

We have it all up to 0.107.7 the previous Version 7! patch releases.

Some have noticed and commented on the fact that we are doing a lot more patch releases
the last few months, what is right. This is not because anything has been delivered
in a defective condition, but we are trying to fix to ship any bug you as soon as
possible! Just so you don’t wait 3 weeks for something to be fixed.

So let’s talk about the elephant in the room: Home Assistant Core 0.108!

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Martin Hjelmare & Ashton Lafferty to join Nabu Casa

We want to start with the announcement that Martin Hjelmare
the Nabu Casa!

Martin is a member of the core team for a long time, and first began
a contribution to the project through his work on the
MySensors integration
back in the home Assistant 0.11
(2016)! Most of the contributions to home-wizard, the white Martin, for his endless
the patience of the incredible code reviews he does.

in addition, Ashton Lafferty (cogneato) for work for a few hours
Help Nabu Casa, with things such as support. Most of you probably know him
of what is already, since he is very active in the support of our
Discord server.

We are happy to announce that Ashton is now together with the Nabu Casa full-time, as well!

congratulations, Martin and Ashton! 🎉

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Integration of logos & icons

We have a new repository
on GitHub with all the brand’s icons and logos of Home Assistant is able to
integrate. These images are, for example, in our documentation.

In 0.108, we made a start with the contents of this repository in the
Home-Assistant-front-end. The device information page, a layout update, and
the integration page as well.

These pages are now matching the icons and logos-integration.

Screenshot of the page device information shows the hue-logo
Page device information shows the hue-logo.

looking for a way to contribute to the Home-Assistant project?
We are still a lot of pictures is missing, So we are
the call for help!

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Many of the integrations available now, furnished to the user interface

It is absolutely amazing, all the Upgrade-integrations of this Version!
Many contributors have gone and added support for a lot of integrations
in order to allow them to be configured, via the Home Assistant frontend.

the list is Not all of them ready in time for this publication; however,
amazing also:



  • Freebox, made by @Quentame
  • the

  • Monoprice, made by @OnFreund
  • the

  • Roku, made by @ctalkington
  • the

  • Doorbird, made by @bdraco
  • the

  • Elk-M1 controller, made by @bdraco
  • the

  • Logitech Harmony, made by @bdraco
  • the

  • MyQ, made by @bdraco
  • the

  • Network-UPS-Tools (NUT), made by @bdraco
  • the

  • NuHeat, made by @bdraco
  • the

  • Rachio, made by @bdraco

Yes, @bdraco was on fire with this release! Amazing Work!

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Lovelace card history

Maybe not very useful during home quarantine, but a very cool feature for when
we must back out of our apartments.
@Hoytron added the ability to the history of the
Persons or devices are trackers on the Lovelace map. You can specify how many hours of history
You want to to show, and there are lines between all the points in this are
time frame.

Screenshot of the map with the story
Screenshot of the map with a history.

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New Lovelace-card: Person

@zsarnett was a new Lovelace-card, the entity card. This card looks like the sensor card, but allows the use of all companies (not just sensors).

illustration of the entity-map
Illustration of the entity card.

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The field configuration page

We have an overview page for your areas. On this page you can see all of the devices in the environment, but also the automations, scenes, and scripts on this area.

Screenshot of the area config-page
Screenshot of the area config page.

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Horizontal stack now with different heights is better

When you create a Horizontal stack, the cards in the pile, it is not always line-up
beautiful. This has been adjusted. Horizontal stack to deal better with the
Difference in the heights of the cards on the stack.

Before and after the illustration of the Horizontal Stack improvements.
Before and after the illustration of the Horizontal Stack improvements.

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Other values of changes


  • “Alexa, show the front door camera.” 😲
    Alexa now has support for the cameras, thanks to @ochlocracy!

  • Select your default Lovelace-dashboard has been moved to the user

  • A lot of configuration pages migrated data from tables, that is, you can
    are you looking for in your automations, scenes, scripts, users, and spaces.

  • Lovelace cards in the panel views can now be edited with the UI editor.

  • The graphic from the sensor card is now also available as a footer for the
    Entities and entity map.

  • The Markdown-map has a new user – variables that can be used to display the
    currently logged-in user.

  • create the ZHA Zigbee integration, Zigbee groups are now dynamically
    Units for light, switch and fan, which are grouped together. This
    allows for almost simultaneous control of a large group of lamps allows
    You to turn on or off at the exact same time. Thank you @dmulcahey!

  • cameras added via ONVIF integration now also automatically
    use the still images provided by the camera, rather than at home Assistant
    to generate a. Nice work @roleoroleo!

  • WLED have been a few internal upgrades, it has new Wi-Fi
    sensors and has now a service to control the impact of its WLED.

  • Docker images for Home Assistant are now reduce with Jemalloc, the memory, to
    Fragmentation and speed up memory allocation. So, less memory and in General
    a faster home-the wizard.

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New integrations

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New platforms

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If you are in need of help…

…do not hesitate and use our own very active forums, or join us for a little chat.

problems introduced in this Version? Please log in our issue tracker. Make sure you fill in all the fields, the Problem template.

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Current Changes

  • Lovelace topics, We discovered our theme logic was not wrong, when you specify a theme for a Lovelace map, or view. It is Standard in the backend would be selected subject, even if your local theme differently, or, in their view, a different topic was. To fix this we removed the options default and Backend is selected from the Lovelace topic selection, and if it is not selected the topic, it will not be an issue. This will ensure that the element has the same theme as parent.

  • Freebox – Freebox is now as the ” integration of the integrations UI! You need to re-authorize Home Assistant access to the Freebox router. – (@Quentame – #30334) (freebox docs)

  • UniFi – Manual configuration is out of date, as the UI integration now supports all currently available options, and more. Your existing YAML configuration was previously imported, so you can remove it easily. – (@Kane610 – #32699) (unifi-docs)

  • Emulates Hue – The emulated_hue and emulated_hue_hidden attributes as obsolete. Instead of using the existing entities hidden – configuration. – (@bdraco – #32718) (emulated_hue docs)

    the example YAML configuration:


    listen_port: 8300
    advertise_port: 8080
    expose_by_default: true
    name: "night table lamp"
    hidden: true
  • Roku – Roku is now available as an ” integration of the integrations UI! The roku_scan service has been removed, in favor of discovery via ssdp. – (@ctalkington – #31988) (roku-docs)

  • MQTT – Deprecated features of MQTT platforms are now removed. – (@emontnemery – #32909) (mqtt docs)



    • For MQTT light setup with MQTT discovery, it is not possible to specify schema when used with platform configuration variable. Instead, the schema must be set by the schema configuration variable.
    • the

    • For MQTT alarm_control_panel MQTT binary_sensor and MQTT sensor is no longer supported by the MQTT discovery: The undocumented implicit setting of state_topic. Instead, state_topic must be specified explicitly.
    • the

    • support for json_attributes removed from MQTT sensor, json_attributes_topic should be used instead.
  • Harmony harmony is now as the ” integration of the integrations UI! The YAML configuration now needs a host/ip. – (@bdraco – #32919) (harmony docs)

    the example YAML configuration:


    Platform: Harmony
    name: the bedroom
  • Sonos – Sonos-attributes of streams have been adjusted for the radio. – (@amelchio – #33063) (sonos-docs)



    • Sonos entities plays radio streams used, the merging of the radio name, the artist and the song name in two parameters. You now have the media_artist and media_title attributes, the playback of music (if any).
    • the

    • Radio station artwork is no longer available for Sonos persons in the polling-separate mode (i.e., in a network, the network-Home Assistant is on).
  • Monoprice – Monoprice is now available as a integration of UI! Please remove the configuration from the YAML and paste the Monoprice integration of the integrations page. – (@OnFreund – #30337) (monoprice docs)

  • Lutron Caseta – As a result of something the device ID and Zone ID-attributes from Lutron Caseta devices have been renamed to device_id and zone_id according to the Convention for the rest of the Home-Assistant. cleanup, If you have any automation, the reference of these attributes, you will need to be updated. – (@swails – #33144) (lutron_caseta docs)

  • NuHeat – NuHeat is now available as a integration of UI! The existing service has been removed and is now handled by set_hvac_mode (air-1.0). – (@bdraco – #32885) (nuheat docs)

  • ElkM1 – ElkM1 is now available as a integration of UI! An autoconfigure mode has been introduced that avoids the need to setup complex include and exclude Filter. This functionality is still available, if the configuration of YAML for power-users who want to generate more control over the units elkm1. As the entity-IDs can now be changed, the alarm_control_panel attribute is changed_by_entity_id is now changed_by_keypad and displays the name of the moose-keyboard instead of the entity ID. – (@bdraco – #33297) (elkm1 docs)

  • HmIP – According to the HmIP Cloud maintenance (17.3.2020), it is possible to define labels for each channel a multi. If the labels of a multi-channel device have been changed, in the native Homemamtic IP-Cloud-App, then the names of the entities will change accordingly. – (@SukramJ – #32925) (homematicip_cloud docs)

  • Slack – The Slack-integration got an overhaul, and support for asynchronous and Slack ‘ s Block Kit. As the YAML configuration schema for this integration has changed, please read the documentation. In addition, because it is an unacceptable security risk, remote files (i.e., those not in a Whitelist directory of local home Assistant) will no longer be sent loose on this integration. – (@bachya – #33287) (slack-docs)

    the example YAML configuration:


    Platform: slack
    api_key: !Secret slack_api_key
    default_channel: "#home-assistant"
  • network-UPS-Tools (NUT) – The MOTHER, the integration is now available as a integration of UI! (@bdraco – #33457) (parent docs) (breaking change)

    The following sensors are no longer supported:



    • ups.Time
    • the

    • ups.date
    • the

    • ups.model
    • the

    • ups.mfr
    • the

    • ups.mfr.date
    • the

    • ups.serial
    • the

    • ups.vendorid
    • the

    • ups.productid
    • the

    • ups.firmware
    • the

    • ups.firmware.aux

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Farewell to the following



  • Alarm.com
  • the

  • Mopar

These integrations have been removed. The websites for both have changed to break thus making the integrations, because they relied on web-scraping, this is not allowed (ADR-0004). – (@frenck – #33056 #33066)

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All of the changes

Click here to see all the changes!

Published on Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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