To create a new thing, make sure the "Things" tab is open by clicking "Things" in the main menu.
The "Create Thing" dialog box opens by clicking the green "plus" sign on the top right
If the serial number is known for a device, a unique "thing" can be created for it by entering it the text box.
|Icon||x||The selected icon shows the general appearance of the device used for the "thing"|
After a thing has been created, it can be edited anytime by:
Note that a new tab appears in the "Edit Thing" dialog box called "Authentication". This is used to set parameters for establishing a connection to an online account, such as Twitter. There are three forms of authentication, as explained below
"NONE" is the default value, and
| "OAUTH1" and "OAUTH2" are only used to enable access to an online account or external application.|
The parameters are configured as explained on Integrate with External Services