Add Thing Properties

Properties define the attributes that should be expected for a given entity in the real world. These are important attributes that must be set to continue with the tutorial.

  1. Click the NodeMCU Thing to add Properties.
    The Details tab appears, which includes Overview, Properties, Actions, and Events.
  2. Add a new Property by clicking the plus icon in the Properties section.

    Figure 1.
    The New Property dialog opens.
  3. Set the following:
    1. Property Key as led_blink
    2. Type as String
    3. Optional Descriptors as Led status

    Figure 2.
  4. Add another Property named Humidity using the information shown above.