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Can't wait for IFTT intergration, I think it will give the lametric a lot more power. For instance, IF the LA Lakers are playing, then send live scores to Lametric display.

Even some smart home integration, IF doorbell is pressed, play tone and display doorbell icon/text.

Keep up the great work guys, you're on the verge of something awesome!

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I'm right in saying we setup a 'do' wordpress recipe for each notification we want to fire, correct? i.e. one for "I'm arriving home", one for "I'm leaving", each with it's own title and body...

I'm trying to figure out if, or how, I can integrate it with my Plex home media system. Currently I have a program connected to Plex that sends out emails when a movie is started or stopped, and I currently use hashtags in the email titles (#started, #stopped, #paused) to trigger ifttt events such as dimming my hue lights etc. I'm presuming however that it's not possible to inject things into the LaMetric notification, for example the email subject or body, so I could for example have LaMetric scroll the movie being played, or the user playing the file?

Mark you are correct - you need to set up one IFTTT recipe per action. Is your plex system able to dynamically call an url or post to an url? If so, I can build this functionality for you.. Sam - The 'do' part of the recipe needs to be set to Wordpress. Eg. IF (something) THEN WordPress.

@james I'm afraid that's not an option... I can inject many dynamic pieces of information into the email (stream type, movie, user etc etc) but url doesn't seem to be an option.

I can however use other types of notification, I wonder if these allow some kind of workaround?

@Mark - Can't you add a new recipe which triggers on the hash tags you already use, but set the action to Wordpress so it pushes to Lametric?

@james, perhaps I'm being silly as I'm pretty much an IFTTT noob (I rely mostly on my home automation systems usually). How can I do this and have LaMetric display data that contains the dynamic data, rather than a fixed title and body?

@mark - when filling in the title/body of the Wordpress post, click on the little recipe bottle icon - it will give you access to dynamic content such as the body of the email, the subject line of the email etc. You could get your plex to write an email and put the 'now watching' details in the body of the email, and then use the above message to push the body of the email to your lametric via IFTTT. Does this make sense?
@mark I can voice chat on Skype if you need some help...?

@James I appreciate the offer and will certainly give you a shout if I continue to struggle... I'm going to give the body approach another shot now - last time I tried to insert an ingredient into the wordpress title / body it didn't seem to give an appropriate option bar a URL and a load of map related options!

I tried getting it to work at my end and got it 1st time! Seems straight forward. Let me know if you want me to talk you through it.

@James, got it working, the ingredient was available when I edited the recipe, perfect!

@James, quick question... I noticed that LaMetric seems to display the Wordpress title on its own line, before scrolling the body text, which is pretty cool, I don't see anything special in the JSON of my stream, how do you do this?

@mark I have actually placed spaces between the title and body text to create the effect. The JSON includes the spaces, but doesn't appear immediately obvious if viewing in a browser! The beauty of this system now is that it untethers your lametric from your wifi if you like - you can be anywhere in the world and have your IFTTT channel trigger your lametric to display whatever you like... (Currently you can only do this via the lametric app whilst connected to the same network as your lametric)
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