After installing MM2



  • Very new to this , Having a hard time after I installed MM2 ,Everything went fine thanks to the great tutorial.I don’t know how to config any of the modules.


  • Module Developer

    @cbryson89 Are you trying to configure the default modules? If so, you can go to the modules page and read the configuration settings. For example, if you want to display the current weather data, go to the module page. Take a look at the “Using the Module” section to see how your config.js should be modified. For the current weather example, you’ll have to add

    {
            module: 'currentweather',
            position: 'top_right',  // This can be any of the regions.
                                        // Best results in left or right regions.
            config: {
                // See 'Configuration options' for more information.
                location: 'Amsterdam,Netherlands',
                locationID: '', //Location ID from http://bulk.openweather.org/sample/ 
                appid: 'abcde12345abcde12345abcde12345ab' //openweathermap.org API key.
            }
        },
    

    to your config.js file. Then you’ll have to edit the location, and appid sections based on what you read in the Configuration Options section. As you can see, you’ll need to get an OpenWeather API key. After you get that, put the api key into your config.js in the appid: 'APIKEY HERE' section.

    Use this technique for adding/configuring other modules. Mostly all of the modules you can use for MagicMirror have a configuration page that will let you know what you need to setup to get the modules to work.



  • @mochman the part in having trouble with is getting into my config file not sure what steps to take . For explains what do I enter into the terminal to add my options .
    Thanks again for the help and sorry for not understanding


  • Module Developer

    The tutorial found here can help you with what to type to get your config correct.


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