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Mozilla WebThings Documentation

A guide to using the WebThings Gateway and WebThings Framework

Note: This documentation is no longer maintained and has been replaced by new documentation at

Mozilla WebThings

Mozilla WebThings is an open platform for monitoring and controlling devices over the web.

It is an open source implementation of emerging Web of Things standards at the W3C.

WebThings Gateway

WebThings Gateway is a software distribution for smart home gateways which allows users to directly monitor and control their smart home over the web, without a middleman.


WebThings Framework

WebThings Framework is a collection of re-usable software components to help developers build their own web things which directly expose the Web Thing API.


Third Party Libraries

Web Thing API