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This homebridge plugin exposes a web-based valve to Apple's HomeKit. Using simple HTTP requests, the plugin allows you to open and close the door.


  1. Install homebridge
  2. Install this plugin: npm install -g homebridge-web-door
  3. Update your config.json file


"accessories": [
       "accessory": "WebDoor",
       "name": "Door",
       "apiroute": "http://myurl.com"


Key Description Default
accessory Must be WebDoor N/A
name Name to appear in the Home app N/A
apiroute Root URL of your device N/A

Optional fields

Key Description Default
autoReset Whether obstruction detection should automatically change the state back to 0 after being triggered false
autoResetDelay Time (in seconds) until the obstruction detection will automatically reset (if enabled) 5

Additional options

Key Description Default
pollInterval Time (in seconds) between device polls 300
timeout Time (in milliseconds) until the accessory will be marked as Not Responding if it is unreachable 3000
port Port for your HTTP listener (only one listener per port) 2000
http_method HTTP method used to communicate with the device GET
username Username if HTTP authentication is enabled N/A
password Password if HTTP authentication is enabled N/A
model Appears under the Model field for the accessory plugin
serial Appears under the Serial field for the accessory apiroute
manufacturer Appears under the Manufacturer field for the accessory author
firmware Appears under the Firmware field for the accessory version

API Interfacing

Your API should be able to:

  1. Return JSON information when it receives /status:
    "positionState": INT_VALUE,
    "currentPosition": INT_VALUE,
    "targetPosition": INT_VALUE
  1. Open/close the garage when it receives:
  1. Update currentPosition as it opens/closes by messaging the listen server:
  1. Update positionState as it opens/closes by messaging the listen server:
  1. Update targetPosition following a manual override by messaging the listen server:
  1. Update obstructionDetected when an obstruction is detected by messaging the listen server (should notify 0 after obstruction moves unless autoReset is enabled):

PositionState Key

Number Name
0 Opening
1 Closing
2 Stationary


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