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Home Assistant Templates - A Beginner's Guide


Home Assistant Template's are a very powerful way of formatting and manipulating data but they can be a little confusing to get start with. In this video I'll show you how to get started with templates in Home Assistant and we will cover 3 examples of templates - Using a template to trigger an automation, using a template as a notification message and finally using a template to create your own sensors, switches, lights or any other domain that supports templates.

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0:00 - Intro
0:50 - What are templates?
3:07 - Where to test templates and how to start
6:41 - If statement example for automation Trigger
11:23 - For loop example for notification message
18:09 - Creating a template sensor with For & If combined
26:20 - Outro
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