The Home Assistant Tile Card finally rivals the Mushroom Cards

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Home Assistant's Tile Card is the closest an official card has come to the increasingly popular Mushroom Cards, owing to its impressive blend of style and functionality. With the release of Home Assistant 2023.9, we're predicting to see the Tile Card becoming inreasingly prominent in Home Assistant Dashboards shared across the various communities and social media. Let's take a look at all the new features coming to the Tile Card!


What's new in Home Assistant's Tile Card?

The revamped Tile Card boasts a wealth of new features designed to enhance the already rich customization options. Alongside the existing modification possibilities like adjusting the title, selecting an icon, or opting for vertical display, you can now integrate these additional features:

A screenshot of the Home Assistant Tile showing an Ecobee in auto mode.
A screenshot of the Home Assistant Tile showing a thermostat in heating mode.
A screenshot of the Home Assistant Tile showing a lawn mower.
A screenshot of the Home Assistant Tile showing a water heater in eco mode.

What's missing from the Tile Card?

I must confess that without a smart HVAC or water heater at my disposal, I'm in no position to suggest improvements for these entities on the Tile Card. I encourage you to annotate your insights in the comments. However, here are a few suggestions I've brewed up, just in case any Home Assistant Dashboard team members happen to stumble upon this:

A portrait photo oif Liam Alexander Colman, the author, creator, and owner of Home Assistant Guide wearing a suit.

About Liam Alexander Colman

is an experienced Home Assistant user who has been utilizing the platform for a variety of projects over an extended period. His journey began with a Raspberry Pi, which quickly grew to three Raspberry Pis and eventually a full-fledged server. Liam's current operating system of choice is Unraid, with Home Assistant comfortably running in a Docker container.
With a deep understanding of the intricacies of Home Assistant, Liam has an impressive setup, consisting of various Zigbee devices, and seamless integrations with existing products such as his Android TV box. For those interested in learning more about Liam's experience with Home Assistant, he shares his insights on how he first started using the platform and his subsequent journey.

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