Web Thing Event Element

The Web Thing Event element is used to define a single Thing Event Description for a device. There may be multiple Web Thing Event elements per project.

This element is only available for ESP32 based platforms.


The following properties can be changed for the Web Thing Event element:


The name of the element.

Title [Optional]

A user friendly title for the element.

If not specified, the name of the element will be used.


The capability implemented by this Web Thing Event. The full specification and description of the various capabilities can be found here.

If a capability is chosen that requires a specific unit, such as the OverheatedEvent, the user’s input will be ignored and the unit from the specification will instead be used.

Description [Optional]

A description of the event.

Data Type

The data type of the event.

SI Unit [Optional]

SI or SI-derived unit. For a list of common units, see this page.


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the Web Thing Event element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the Web Thing triggers.


Execute an event when an event is sent.


The following abilities are available for the Web Thing Event element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the Web Thing Event element.


Send an instance of the defined event. Data will be converted to your selected data type. <!–SECTION FOR ELEMENT RESOURCES, USE ONLY IF YOU HAVE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO LINK TO

Element Resources

Atmosphere includes a selection of resources for users of all levels that demonstrate using the Web Thing Event element.


For a step-by-step guide on creating a project that uses the Web Thing Event element, click the guide’s name to learn how to use it within a project.

Name Hardware Description
Project URL Hardware URL Description

Demo Projects

To view the Web Thing Event element used within a project, click the demo’s name to open the project in Atmosphere and see how the element is set up.

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