ESPHome 2023.11.0 - 15th November 2023¶
We finally have implemented the Text Components. Many people have been using “Text Input Helpers” to get user entered text into ESPHome for various reasons. Now ESPHome can expose text entities directly to Home Assistant. These require Home Assistant 2023.11 or above to use.
BLE have had
ble.disableactions added to turn on and off when not needed, as well as a new condition
ble.enabledto check the state.
Wi-Fi has new triggers for
apihas new triggers
on_client_disconnectedwhich were released in the 2023.10.5 patch version due to requiring that specific PR to not cause merge conflicts later.
When you add a new ESPHome device to Home Assistant, you assign that device to an area. From Home Assistant 2023.12, you will be able to specify the suggested area that Home Assistant pre-populates when you connect the device.
esphome: name: living-room-light friendly_name: Living Room Light area: Living Room